Mondella to challenge Vertreese to become mayor of Hillside

Mondella to challenge Vertreese to become mayor of Hillside

HILLSIDE, NJ — Councilwoman at large Nancy Mondella announced her candidacy for mayor on Thursday, June 10. Mondella, who previously served on the Hillside Board of Education, said the current executive branch isn’t putting residents first, something she promised to do. “We need to set goals and achieve results for Hillside. Effort is no longer […]

Mother Seton Regional High School graduates the Class of 2021

Mother Seton Regional High School graduates the Class of 2021

CLARK, NJ — Mother Seton Regional High School had commencement exercises on Thursday, May 27. Diplomas were presented by Sister Jacquelyn Balasia, principal. The Class of 2021 has achieved in excess of $16.7 million in academic scholarships and awards. Balasia shared congratulatory remarks with the student body during the graduation ceremony. “Please do not take […]

Mayor swears in Clark patrol officer

Mayor swears in Clark patrol officer

CLARK, NJ — Patrol Officer Giovannina Prisco was sworn in to the Clark Police Department on Tuesday, June 1, by Mayor Salvatore Bonaccorso, as family and fellow law enforcement officers and officials looked on. She is the fourth female officer to join the department. Prisco, a Clark native, is no stranger to serving the community. […]

Kenilworth District sees opportunities for growth amid ‘learning loss’ concerns

Kenilworth District sees opportunities for growth amid ‘learning loss’ concerns

KENILWORTH, NJ — As the school year winds down, many districts are beginning to confront the realities of learning loss. Kenilworth School District isn’t one of them. That’s because the K-12 Union County district has been tackling the academic gaps related to COVID-19 since the start of the school year. Those supportive strategies continue, but […]

Grace Wilday Junior High School students inducted into Tri-M Music Honor Society

Grace Wilday Junior High School students inducted into Tri-M Music Honor Society

ROSELLE, NJ — Twenty-five Grace Wilday Junior High School students were inducted into the prestigious Tri-M Music Honor Society during an outdoor ceremony on the school’s front lawn on Thursday, May 27. These music students have been carefully selected on the basis of scholarship, character, leadership and service to join the school’s chapter, No. 7887. […]

The Taste of Cranford has an appetite for success

The Taste of Cranford has an appetite for success

CRANFORD, NJ — At the second-ever Taste of Cranford on Tuesday, June 1, residents enjoyed live music at Eastman Plaza, courtesy of Garlic Rose Bistro, and thrilled to the “pay as you go, with sample-sized pricing” event, as 24 restaurants delighted the palates of many, thanks to the efforts of Downtown Cranford and Cranford Community […]

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