Inroads to Opportunities celebrates Transition graduation

Inroads to Opportunities celebrates Transition graduation

ROSELLE, NJ — Inroads to Opportunities is a Union County–based nonprofit human services agency that provides programs and services to individuals with disabilities ranging in age from 16 to retirement. Inroads has announced the graduation of its 2022 Inroads to Transition class. Inroads’ 2022 Transition program recognizes its graduating students, Joseph and Khurram. The two […]

Two ALJHS students are awarded the 2022 UCIAC Scholar Athlete Awards

Two ALJHS students are awarded the 2022 UCIAC Scholar Athlete Awards

CLARK, NJ — On Thursday, June 9, senior student-athletes Tatum Dobbins and Aidan Ford from Arthur L. Johnson High School were designated as the recipients of Union County Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s Scholar Athlete Awards. These awards, which are presented to a male and female athlete from each school in the county, celebrate both the athletic […]

Summit’s 75th Fourth of July celebration to be on Monday, Jul 4

SUMMIT, NJ — The city of Summit’s 75th annual Fourth of July celebration will take place on Monday, July 4, at Soldiers Memorial Field, 5 Myrtle Ave. The community celebration will include entertainment, rides and amusements, and a food court. The event will begin with a flag-raising ceremony at noon, followed by a decorated-bicycle parade […]

NJ Transit celebrates Pride Month with specially marked buses

NJ Transit celebrates Pride Month with specially marked buses

UNION COUNTY, NJ — NJ Transit, in collaboration with sponsor Hackensack Meridian Health, has unveiled two Ride With Pride themed buses to celebrate the LGBTQ community and its allies during Pride Month. The wrapped buses will be on display throughout New Jersey on the transit system. “NJ Transit is committed to diversity and inclusion, and […]

Union resident receives Student Activity Award from Boston University

Union resident receives Student Activity Award from Boston University

UNION, NJ — Kayleen Panlilio of Union was honored with the Student Activity Award from Boston University’s College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College during a senior awards ceremony on Friday, May 20. This award recognizes students who make strong contributions to college and university extracurricular activities. An alumna of Union County Magnet High […]

UCC javelin thrower wins NJCAA national championship

UCC javelin thrower wins NJCAA national championship

CRANFORD, NJ — Union County College student-athlete Tommy Flanagan, of Clark, is a national champion in javelin. On Friday, May 13, Union’s track-and-field team traveled to Troy, N.Y., to compete in the 2022 National Junior College Athletic Association Division III Track and Field Championship. To secure the win, Flanagan threw the javelin 56.27 meters. This […]

Summit Fire Department intern completes four weeks of service

SUMMIT, NJ — Chatham High School senior and volunteer firefighter in Chatham Township Olivia Bary completed her four-week internship with the Summit Fire Department on Friday, June 10. In this capacity, Bary joined A Platoon as a contributing member, responding to calls and participating in training activities. “Olivia is already a volunteer firefighter in Chatham, […]