City seeks volunteers for Broad Street West Redevelopment Advisory Committee

SUMMIT, NJ — The city of Summit is requesting applications from residents to participate in a newly formed Broad Street West Redevelopment Advisory Committee. Members will assist the Common Council in its negotiations with Broad Street West redevelopers and be tasked with reviewing and analyzing financial information related to the project. Qualified applicants must be […]

Dance your way through history at Liberty Hall Museum’s Dance Festival

Dance your way through history at Liberty Hall Museum’s Dance Festival

UNION, NJ — The Liberty Hall Museum continues its partnership with Buggé Ballet for the Liberty Hall Dance Festival. For the fifth year, guests of all ages will spend an afternoon outside walking through the beautiful museum grounds, enjoying 10 site-specific professional dance performances inspired by moments in history. Liberty Hall Dance Festival will be […]

Common Council member resigns effective Sept. 19

Common Council member resigns effective Sept. 19

SUMMIT, NJ — The Summit office of the city clerk has accepted the resignation of Councilmember-at-Large, effective Monday, Sept. 19. Little was sworn in as a member of Common Council in January 2018 and had been serving in her third term. “As an elected official, Beth Little brought sound judgment and valuable professional experience as […]

Kean University enrolls largest freshman class ever for fall 2022

Kean University enrolls largest freshman class ever for fall 2022

UNION, NJ — Kean University’s freshman enrollment this fall is projected to be the highest in the university’s history, with more than 2,000 students currently registered for classes, university officials announced last week. The strong enrollment for full-time freshmen comes amid a drop at many other institutions across the nation following the pandemic. The average […]

Trinitas Regional Medical Center earns national award for promoting organ and tissue donation

Trinitas Regional Medical Center earns national award for promoting organ and tissue donation

ELIZABETH, NJ — Trinitas Regional Medical Center has been honored with the 2022 Workplace Partnership for Life Platinum Award for its organ and tissue donation awareness program from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Platinum Award is the highest accolade granted by […]

ALJ girls soccer players make snack bags for community

ALJ girls soccer players make snack bags for community

CLARK, NJ — Arthur L. Johnson High School girls soccer has participated in various projects over the last four years to give back to the community. In so doing, the players have worked together, building on leadership skills that go beyond the soccer field. For the 2022 preseason, new and returning soccer players worked within […]

Kenilworth Public Schools welcomes new director of curriculum

Kenilworth Public Schools welcomes new director of curriculum

KENILWORTH, NJ — Longtime educator Samantha Heimple recently joined the Kenilworth Public Schools as director of curriculum, instruction and innovation. Heimple will wear a few hats in her new role. She will work behind the scenes to ensure that classes in Kenilworth schools align with New Jersey Student Learning Standards. This work will bring her […]

Acting AG Platkin appoints leaders of new firearms enforcement office

Acting AG Platkin appoints leaders of new firearms enforcement office

TRENTON, NJ — Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced Sept. 7 the appointment of the two supervisors who will lead a recently founded office designed to hold manufacturers and sellers of guns and firearm accessories accountable when they endanger the health and safety of New Jerseyans. Platkin appointed Ravi Ramanathan, most recently director of […]

Roselle Public Schools welcomes back students

Roselle Public Schools welcomes back students

ROSELLE, NJ — The rain didn’t put a damper on the first day of school excitement as Roselle Public Schools welcomed back its students on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Schools administrators districtwide had to shift their outdoor celebration plans due to the weather, and, while the usual balloons, music and lawn signs were missed, all parents […]