Wharton Arts announces 2022-2023 season

Wharton Arts announces 2022-2023 season

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Wharton Arts, a nonprofit community performing arts education organization, has announced its 2022-2023 season, featuring more than 50 public events presented by its nearly 2,000 students, artistic staff and faculty members. The new season marks the 30th anniversary of the New Jersey Youth Chorus, as well as the 10th anniversary of […]

No-fly zone is just another day for Linden Airport

No-fly zone is just another day for Linden Airport

LINDEN, NJ — If you noticed more traffic congestion than usual heading into New York City last week, you weren’t mistaken. The 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly opened on Tuesday, Sept. 13, with high-level debate running from Tuesday, Sept. 22, through Monday, Sept. 26. With hundreds of heads of state and diplomats […]

Fall programming for adults set at Reeves-Reed Arboretum

Fall programming for adults set at Reeves-Reed Arboretum

SUMMIT, NJ — The fall season is synonymous with getting children back to school and learning. Reeves-Reed Arboretum in Summit is embracing this season as well for adults. An offering of horticulture, nature and wellness-based lectures, workshops and classes is available now through November. Tree lovers rejoice. “Fall in Love With Trees,” a series in […]

Union County football teams prepare for Week 5 matchups

Union County football teams prepare for Week 5 matchups

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Congratulations to the Union, Roselle Park and Summit football teams for winning their first games. Governor Livingston High School won a third straight contest to go more than .500 at 3-2, while Linden High School evened its record at 2-2 with its second shutout win at home. Elizabeth High School stunned […]

Kean University public safety official heads to Indonesia to assess law enforcement

Kean University public safety official heads to Indonesia to assess law enforcement

UNION, NJ — Jerome Hatfield, Kean University acting associate director of public safety, is in Indonesia with a federal team to assess that country’s police force’s emergency management. The team is assessing the Indonesian National Police’s incident management capabilities, facilities and training for natural disasters, Hatfield said, as well as the INP’s finance administration, hazard […]

Xavier McClain dies from a head injury at 16

Xavier McClain dies from a head injury at 16

LINDEN, NJ — Players warmed up and were directed by assistant coaches under the afternoon sun that engulfed Tiger Stadium at Cooper Field on Saturday, Sept. 24. One hour before kickoff, the Linden Tigers went through their usual pregame rituals, with head coach Al Chiola standing among them as he began to observe their opponent, […]

County school one of nine NJ schools named 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools

County school one of nine NJ schools named 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on Friday, Sept. 16, recognized 297 schools, including nine schools in New Jersey, as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2022. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Cardona made the announcement during his […]

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