Two Roselle police officers promoted in special ceremony

Two Roselle police officers promoted in special ceremony

ROSELLE, NJ — Two officers from the Roselle Police Department were promoted in a special ceremony on July 22 in Roselle Borough Hall Council Chambers. Practicing social distancing, the officers and their families witnessed acting Mayor Denise Wilkerson administer the oath to promote Sgt. Victor Conti to lieutenant and Officer Na’ Zeek Hurling to sergeant. […]

Overlook’s emergency dept. extends Lantern Award legacy to 12 years

Overlook’s emergency dept. extends Lantern Award legacy to 12 years

UNION, NJ — Overlook Medical Center Emergency Services, Union Campus, part of Atlantic Health System, has again received the prestigious Emergency Nurses Association’s 2020 Lantern Award for demonstrating exceptional practice and innovative performance in nursing leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research. The Union emergency department, a satellite of Summit-based Overlook Medical Center, has received the […]

The trifecta: Cieslinski triplets to attend Union County College

The trifecta: Cieslinski triplets to attend Union County College

CRANFORD, NJ — When the Cieslinski triplets, Emma, Madison and Alexis, of Roselle Park, were little, their parents turned to sports to keep them occupied. They enrolled them in the town’s recreation T-ball program, not expecting them to become three outstanding softball players. Their talent on the softball diamond caught the attention of Shenandoah University […]

Hillside renames two schools to honor local women

Hillside renames two schools to honor local women

HILLSIDE, NJ — Many people see superheroes in comic books, movies and television shows but fail to recognize the superheroes who live among them in real life. Remembering two influential women who’ve made a difference within the Hillside School District as well as their respective schools, the Hillside Board of Education voted unanimously July 23 […]

Union Board of Adjustment greenlights Children’s Specialized Hospital move

Union Board of Adjustment greenlights Children’s Specialized Hospital move

UNION, NJ — Health care expansion is needed now more than ever, especially with the continued coronavirus outbreak putting many on edge as we approach the upcoming school year. With anxiety building regarding the first day of school, the possibility of children falling ill to COVID-19 is every parent’s nightmare. Easing fears, Children’s Specialized Hospital […]

Kean University holds in-person commencement week

Kean University holds in-person commencement week

UNION, NJ — Kean University celebrated its 2020 graduates for the entire week of July 27 with in-person commencement ceremonies at Alumni Field on the university’s main campus. University President Lamont Repollet, in his first commencement address since becoming president earlier in July, saluted members of the “remarkable” graduating class for their resilience and determination […]

Stamler Police Academy graduates 39 officers

Stamler Police Academy graduates 39 officers

UNION COUNTY, NJ — On July 21, 39 graduates of the John H. Stamler Police Academy took their oaths of honor in a ceremony celebrating the academy’s 122nd graduating class. “Not only did the 122nd graduating class persevere through a global pandemic to complete their training, but they now enter the law enforcement profession at […]

Cranford school district releases survey results

Cranford school district releases survey results

CRANFORD, NJ — On July 23, Cranford Superintendent of Schools Scott Rubin sent an update to the community with the results of the recent survey sent out to gauge the community’s comfort level with school reopening in the fall. Rubin said the district would provide another update on its plans on or about July 31. […]

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