Cranford resident takes part in presentation of ‘Women at the Well’ initiative

Cranford resident takes part in presentation of ‘Women at the Well’ initiative

WATCHUNG, NJ — S. Deirdre Mullan visited Mount Saint Mary Academy on World Water Day, Tuesday, March 22, to discuss with administration, faculty, staff, and students the importance of water resources for impoverished countries in conjunction with the “Mercy Girl Effect: Women at the Well” initiative. Mullan had lunch in the Heritage Room with members […]

More than 200 attendees celebrate Earth Day at Phil Rizzuto Park

More than 200 attendees celebrate Earth Day at Phil Rizzuto Park

ELIZABETH, NJ — On Friday, April 22, Groundwork Elizabeth, a local nonprofit organization, collaborated with local governments, businesses and the community at a “Boots Not Suits” Earth Day event in Union County’s Phil Rizzuto Park in Elizabeth. Since 1970, Earth Day has been observed annually around the world, in recognition of the value of a […]

Spring programming for adults is offered at Reeves-Reed Arboretum

Spring programming for adults is offered at Reeves-Reed Arboretum

SUMMIT, NJ — Reeves-Reed Arboretum is well-known for its children’s nature programming, gardens and trees, but it also offers programs for adults, including workshops, lectures and tours. Tours are offered on Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., and are free and open to the public. These tours are for individuals, not groups, to learn […]

Izzo to retire as PSEG chairperson, president, CEO at end of 2022

Izzo to retire as PSEG chairperson, president, CEO at end of 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ — PSEG announced April 19 that Ralph Izzo, chairperson, president and CEO, will retire from the company. The PSEG board of directors has elected Ralph LaRossa, chief operating officer, as president and CEO effective Sept. 1, 2022. Izzo will serve as executive chairperson of the board effective Sept. 1 until his retirement […]

Fourteen volunteers sworn in as advocates for local foster youths

Fourteen volunteers sworn in as advocates for local foster youths

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The latest group of community members to train as advocates for Union County foster youths have officially taken their oath before Union County Superior Court Judge Lara DiFabrizio and become the newest volunteers with Court Appointed Special Advocates of Union County. Since 2005, the nonprofit has recruited, trained, supported and supervised […]

Students celebrate Arbor Day with tree planting

Students celebrate Arbor Day with tree planting

ROSELLE PARK — On the morning of Friday, April 29, the borough of Roselle Park planted a new redbud tree at Sherman Elementary School on Grant Avenue in Roselle Park, where students participated to learn more about the importance of trees and the environment. Each student received a tree seedling to plant in their backyard. […]