2021 NJSACOP ACE certification status awarded to Summit police lieutenant

2021 NJSACOP ACE certification status awarded to Summit police lieutenant

SUMMIT, NJ — The New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police has awarded certification status for accredited command executive to Summit Police Lt. Michael J. Rabasca. Certification status lasts for three years. At the end of that period, command executives and chiefs of police must show that they have maintained the training and leadership […]

Kean University installs Repollet as 18th leader

Kean University installs Repollet as 18th leader

UNION, NJ — Kean University President Lamont O. Repollet was installed on Thursday, Oct. 14, as the 18th leader of the university in a campuswide ceremony attended by Kean faculty and students, state lawmakers, presidents of other colleges and universities across New Jersey, and family and friends. A Kean alumnus, former Kean trustee and the […]

Rotary Club of Westfield collects used bikes to recycle to Honduras

Rotary Club of Westfield collects used bikes to recycle to Honduras

WESTFIELD, NJ — On Saturday, Oct. 9, The Rotary Club of Westfield collected used bicycles to send to Honduras. Bicycle collection Chairperson Warren Rorden said he was very pleased with the results. He said the Rotary Club collected 104 used bikes and 40 brand-new Schwinn bikes, along with $1,800 in donations. The donations are important […]

NJYS announces inaugural artist-in-residence program with award-winning jazz musician Dennis Mackrel

NJYS announces inaugural artist-in-residence program with award-winning jazz musician Dennis Mackrel

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Dennis Mackrel, assistant chairperson and professor of jazz studies at the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, will teach a series of free in-person clinics at the New Jersey Youth Symphony. The program will run from October to April 2022. The NJYS artist-in-residence program is part of the organization’s […]

Union County Emerald Society honor Irishman and Irishwoman of the Year

Union County Emerald Society honor Irishman and Irishwoman of the Year

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union County Emerald Society President Bill Singer, right, congratulates Union firefighter and New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association President Eddie Donnelly on being named Irishman of the Year and Mountainside native Jen Bradshaw Lowney of Union County Police and Fire Pipes and Drums on becoming Irishwoman of the Year during the […]

$58,000 donation from Phillips 66 funds science kits for Linden’s second-graders

$58,000 donation from Phillips 66 funds science kits for Linden’s second-graders

LINDEN, NJ — The Linden Public School District has received a $58,000 donation from Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery to support the district’s science curriculum. The funds will be used to purchase science kits for all of the district’s 400 second-graders. “Phillips 66 and our colleagues at the Bayway Refinery support our local Linden school community […]

Upcoming events at the Union Public Library to close out October

UNION, NJ — Union Public Library has a lot of events coming up; register for all programs by going to https://uplnj.org/events/list/. For assistance or for more information, call 908-851-5450, ext. 3. • Meditation, every Thursday at 11:30 a.m. Join Bindu Bhatt for a virtual meditation session. No experience necessary. Bhatt has practiced meditation for more […]

New behavioral health residence unveiled as Trinitas in Elizabeth meets CCBHC criteria

New behavioral health residence unveiled as Trinitas in Elizabeth meets CCBHC criteria

ELIZABETH, NJ — Trinitas Regional Medical Center recently unveiled New Day Residential, a home for at-risk teen girls. Located on the third floor of the Trinitas Plaza Building in Elizabeth, which also houses New Point Specialty Adolescent Program, New Day is a 15-bed teen residential program with five private rooms, a kitchen and living/group rooms. […]

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