Girl Scouts of Cranford honors Silver Award recipients

Girl Scouts of Cranford honors Silver Award recipients

CRANFORD, NJ — The Girl Scouts of Cranford Service Unit 48 has announced that 24 of its members recently earned the Silver Award, which is the highest honor a Cadette Girl Scout can receive. To achieve the honor, Cadettes identify an issue they care about, research it and take action. Cadettes, who are in sixth, […]

‘Year One’ deftly explores one family’s relationships in 1933 Germany

‘Year One’ deftly explores one family’s relationships in 1933 Germany

By Daniel Jackovino, Staff Writer UNION, NJ — Premiere Stages, the professional acting company in residence at Kean University, has resumed production after a two-year, pandemic-induced hiatus with the staging of “Year One,” a 90-minute one-act play by Erik Gernand. The play was directed by Glen Ridge resident John Wooten. “Year One” is about the […]

NJDA expands spotted lanternfly quarantine zone, includes Union County

NJDA expands spotted lanternfly quarantine zone, includes Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher announced Aug. 30 that the New Jersey Department of Agriculture has added five counties to the spotted lanternfly quarantine zone. The counties new to the list are Morris, Monmouth, Middlesex, Essex and Union. They join the previously announced quarantine counties of Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, […]

Kean University senior VP awarded top science research honor

Kean University senior VP awarded top science research honor

UNION, NJ — Kean University Senior Vice President for Research Jeffrey H. Toney has been named a fellow of Sigma Xi, the prestigious Scientific Research Honor Society. Toney, who is also a visiting professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is one of 15 members selected for the 2021 cohort for “exceptional contributions” to society and […]

The Gateway Family YMCA’s CEO announces 2022 retirement

UNION COUNTY, NJ — James Masterson, president of the Gateway Family YMCA board of directors, has announced the planned retirement of Krystal R. Canady, chief executive officer of the Gateway Family YMCA. Masterson announced that Canady has informed the board of her intention to retire on Oct. 31, 2022. Canady has served as chief executive […]

HACE celebrates six months of Jobs Plus Program in New Jersey

HACE celebrates six months of Jobs Plus Program in New Jersey

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Housing Authority of the City of Elizabeth’s Jobs Plus Program is marking six months of operation in Mravlag Manor. Since its inception in February 2021, the Jobs Plus Program has assessed more than 60 residents, providing customized case management to each individual to help them reach their goals in employment, education, […]

NJEDA to award $20M in grants to 29 entities statewide

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The New Jersey Economic Development Authority announced Aug. 24 that an additional $11 million has been allocated to Phase 2 of the Sustain & Serve NJ program, bringing the total for this round of grant funding to $20 million. The NJEDA anticipates awarding grants to 29 organizations statewide through Phase 2 […]

Rebuilding Warriors receives $4,250 from Linden company’s Good Neighbor Fund golf outings

Rebuilding Warriors receives $4,250 from Linden company’s Good Neighbor Fund golf outings

LINDEN — Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery’s Good Neighbor Fund committee organized two golf outings; employees, employees of other companies and individuals participated in the outings and sponsored signs. Jeff Mullins, vice president of operations for Rebuilding Warriors, and his service dog, K-9 Zoey, stopped by Bayway to pose for a photo with the GNF golf […]