Union County virtual town hall tackles vaccinations in the black community

Union County virtual town hall tackles vaccinations in the black community

UNION COUNTY, NJ — In an effort to get past misinformation regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, the Union County Board of County Commissioners hosted a virtual, interactive town hall Zoom meeting on Monday, March 29, aimed at exploring why communities of color are often apprehensive about taking the COVID-19 vaccine and helping to increase the vaccination […]

Roselle BOE retreat highlights ways members can better themselves as educators

Roselle BOE retreat highlights ways members can better themselves as educators

ROSELLE, NJ — The Roselle Board of Education had a virtual retreat on Saturday, April 3. Also in attendance were Superintendent of Schools Nathan L. Fisher, Assistant Superintendent Lissette Gonzalez-Perez, school business administrator and board secretary Anthony Juskiewicz and board governance consultant Deborah L. Keys Write. The superintendent said that the skills he had learned […]

Globally ranked teenage fencing champ to compete in world championships in Egypt

Globally ranked teenage fencing champ to compete in world championships in Egypt

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Lola Possick, a 15-year-old Garwood Advance Fencing & Fitness Academy student-athlete and USA Fencing All-Academic and All-American First Team fencer who currently ranks No. 1 in the world for U17 fencing, was recently selected for the U17 U.S. national team for women’s saber. Along with her coach, AFFA founder Aleks Ochocki, […]

School district partners with Kean U.

School district partners with Kean U.

ROSELLE, NJ — Kean University will be offering a new program beginning this summer for fall enrollment, the Kean Scholar Academy, a dual-enrollment initiative created by university President Lamont O. Repollet. This program will prepare selected high school students for college by bringing them on campus to earn as many as 12 to 15 college […]

Women are honored at recent Roselle Council meeting

Women are honored at recent Roselle Council meeting

ROSELLE, NJ — At the virtual meeting of the Roselle Council on Wednesday, March 17, proclamations were made paying homage to very deserving women, on the occasion of Women’s History Month. Council President Denise Wilkerson praised these women for their vital contributions in the face of discrimination and undue hardship, specifically, campaigning against injustice, shattering […]

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