Arco Ensemble brings composer Cecilia McDowall to Enlow Hall on Oct. 27

UNION — Arco Ensemble will perform the American premier of Cecilia McDowall’s “Crossing the Bridge” for string orchestra at its first “Concert & Café” on Oct. 27 at Gene & Shelley Enlow Hall. The celebrated British Composer is flying in from London to attend the event. According to Gramophone magazine, “Cecilia McDowall is another of […]

Roselle man charged with posing as owner of foreclosed homes in order to rent them to tenants

ROSELLE — A Roselle man is charged with posing as the owner of two foreclosed borough homes in order to rent them to tenants, then collecting thousands of dollars in rent payments during the course of more than six months, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced yesterday. Barton K. Hodge, 37, is charged with […]

Union County week of October 3rd

OBITUARIES: • BOVASSO — Patrick Thomas, of Cranford; Sept. 20. Summered in Manasquan. • BRAGDON — Leslie Badeau Jr., formerly of Cranford; Sept. 18. Grandfather. • BEREWSTER — Scott Robert, formerly of Westfield; Sept. 21. WHS graduate. • BOBIS – Daniel H., of Scotch Plains; Sept. 22. Patent attorney in Westfield. • BROWN — Freeman, […]

Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth holds ‘Welcome Back Cookout’

ELIZABETH — The Benedictine Academy Parents Association held a “Welcome Back Cookout” at the school in Elizabeth on Saturday, Sept. 28. Many new and returning school families and friends attended and enjoyed a great afternoon, complemented by plenty of burgers, hot dogs, corn, plus delicious homemade entrees, salads and desserts prepared for the event. Students […]

Library to hold career advice seminar on Oct. 7

MOUNTAINSIDE — The Scotch Plains and Mountainside Public Libraries’ Career Networking Group presents “Are you working for free? Don’t be taken advantage of: become a smart job seeker and learn your rights” on Monday, Oct. 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mountainside Public Library. The plot of the The Internship, a recent comedy film […]

62 Sustainable Jersey grants awarded to New Jersey municipalities

TRENTON – Sustainable Jersey recently announced that $380,000 has been awarded through the Sustainable Jersey Small Grants program. Sixty-two grants will be accepted by New Jersey towns for sustainability projects at the Annual Sustainable Jersey Awards Luncheon on Nov. 19, at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities conference in Atlantic City. The program is […]