NJAW’s temporary scheduled treatment change to end in this area

UNION COUNTY, NJ — On April 19, New Jersey American Water will resume using chloramines in water treatment at its Raritan–Millstone and Canal Road water treatment plants. These plants serve NJAW customers in Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset and Union counties. In mid-January, as part of an annual routine maintenance program for its water […]

Roselle Park hosts drive-up mask giveaway

Roselle Park hosts drive-up mask giveaway

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — On Saturday, March 27, Mayor Joe Signorello and the Borough Council hosted a drive-up mask giveaway at the Youth Baseball Complex. More than 400 cars dropped by, and approximately 2,500 free masks were distributed to Roselle Park residents. Earlier this month, the borough of Roselle Park acquired nearly 23,000 masks through […]

Arthur L. Johnson High School announces 2021 valedictorian and salutatorian

Arthur L. Johnson High School announces 2021 valedictorian and salutatorian

CLARK, NJ — Arthur L. Johnson High School has announced the Class of 2021 valedictorian and salutatorian. After seven semesters and a cumulative grade-point average of 4.7193, Joseph Hovick has earned and been awarded the title of ALJHS valedictorian. With a cumulative grade-point average of 4.6491, Matthew Hartzler has earned and been awarded the title […]

Meet Frida and Mango on Union County’s Falcon Cam

Meet Frida and Mango on Union County’s Falcon Cam

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites residents of all ages to take a look at the county’s Falcon Cam, which provides a livestream of the action in and around the peregrine falcon nest located on the roof of the Union County Courthouse. “Peregrine falcons are listed as an endangered […]

More than 30 local athletes are recognized at Signing Day event

More than 30 local athletes are recognized at Signing Day event

UNION COUNTY — More than 30 high school athletes from northern and central New Jersey realized their college dreams on Thursday, March 4, as they were recognized during Zoned Sports Academy’s annual Signing Day celebration. Buoyed by proud parents, these talented high school seniors walked, signed certificates commemorating their college admittance and posed for pictures. […]

New Jersey’s newest arboretum at Liberty Hall Museum in Union

New Jersey’s newest arboretum at Liberty Hall Museum in Union

UNION, NJ — Just in time for spring, Liberty Hall has been designated as an arboretum by the global organization ArbNet. The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program is the only global initiative to recognize arboretums officially based on a set of professional standards. In order to become recognized as a Level 2 Arboretum, Liberty Hall satisfied […]

Vaccination plan launched for homeless

Vaccination plan launched for homeless

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has partnered the county’s Department of Human Services with United Way of Greater Union County in a COVID-19 vaccination outreach plan for the homeless. The county and the United Way of Greater Union County will coordinate the administration of vaccines to 400 homeless individuals at […]

Cranford’s Emma Rothman celebrates 10-year anniversary of heart transplant

Cranford’s Emma Rothman celebrates 10-year anniversary of heart transplant

CRANFORD, NJ — Emma Rothman, of Cranford, is just weeks away from graduating from Syracuse University with a degree in food studies. Like most college graduates, she has mixed emotions about taking the next step in her life’s journey. “I am definitely a bit terrified, but I am excited about the variety of opportunities that […]

Union Farmers fall to Bengals at March 20 wrestling meet

Union Farmers fall to Bengals at March 20 wrestling meet

UNION, NJ — At a March 20 wrestling meet, the Bloomfield High School Bengals defeated the Union High School Farmers 57-24. Winning for the Bengals were William Ungermah in the 106-pound weight class via forfeit; Kira Pipkins in the 120-pound weight class via forfeit; Gerald VanBaelen in the 126-pound weight class with a pin against […]