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 […]

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. […]

Union County College celebrates completion of Roy W. Smith Theater renovation

Union County College celebrates completion of Roy W. Smith Theater renovation

CRANFORD, NJ — On Wednesday, Sept. 29, Union County College hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the completion of a massive renovation of the Roy W. Smith Theater on the Cranford campus. The college’s president, Margaret M. McMenamin, welcomed guests and noted how transformative this improved and modernized space will be for students. Present for […]

Thousands turn out for 2021 return of Garwood Still Rocks! in downtown

Thousands turn out for 2021 return of Garwood Still Rocks! in downtown

GARWOOD, NJ — Thousands turned out on a sun-splashed Sunday afternoon for the much-ballyhooed return of Garwood Still Rocks! in downtown Garwood. Thanks to the efforts of its key sponsor, Vermella at Garwood Station, the new luxury rental community from Russo Development, the popular street fair, music festival and car show took place on Sunday, […]

Scotch Plains middle school renamed in honor of Tuskegee Airman Malcolm E. Nettingham

Scotch Plains middle school renamed in honor of Tuskegee Airman Malcolm E. Nettingham

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Scotch Plains–Fanwood Public Schools recently announced that Park Middle School will be renamed Malcolm E. Nettingham Middle School, in honor of a local hero who was a member of World War II’s celebrated Tuskegee Airmen and a 1936 graduate of the district’s high school. The Board of Education renamed the middle […]

Rahway student one of 36 selected as Scholastic Kid Reporter

Rahway student one of 36 selected as Scholastic Kid Reporter

RAHWAY, NJ — Scholastic Corp. announced recently that Rahway student Sasha Powell, a 12-year-old seventh-grader who attends the Rahway 7th and 8th Grade Academy, has been selected to join the award-winning Scholastic Kid Press program, which is a team of 36 Kid Reporters from all over the world that reports “news for kids, by kids.” […]