Country music group Southpaw makes waves during pandemic

Country music group Southpaw makes waves during pandemic

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Despite the difficulties the music industry has faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, the upstart New Jersey country music trio Southpaw has charted its own success. Born and raised in Ridgewood, the band’s lead singer, Christine Radlmann, moved to Union County 13 years ago and currently lives in Westfield. She admits her […]

Kumpf students raise money for classmate

Kumpf students raise money for classmate

CLARK, NJ — With the extraordinary support of the Clark Public Schools, Clark community and beyond, the bracelet fundraiser run by the students and teachers in Jennifer Barbera’s class at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School was a tremendous success; $3,200 dollars were donated to Julia Morreale’s gofundme page. Barbera said, “The outpouring of support from […]

Volunteers provide ‘Good Energy’ at Tremley Point Blue Acres restoration

Volunteers provide ‘Good Energy’ at Tremley Point Blue Acres restoration

LINDEN, NJ — Volunteers from Phillips 66 joined Enviroscapes and Linden community members on Thursday, April 22, to clean up trash and debris that has collected in the recently established floodplain restoration and rain gardens areas of the Tremley section of the city. The volunteers also worked to do some necessary maintenance — pruning and […]

Cranford Committee addresses long-awaited redevelopment

Cranford Committee addresses long-awaited redevelopment

CRANFORD, NJ — During her mayoral remarks at the Cranford Committee meeting on Tuesday, April 27, Mayor Kathleen Miller Prunty discussed plans for the North Avenue Gateway Redevelopment area within the township. “You’ve likely heard or read about the North Avenue Gateway Redevelopment area. The township decided to designate the area needed for redevelopment because […]

Trinitas has given 22,000 COVID-19 vaccines since December 2020

Trinitas has given 22,000 COVID-19 vaccines since December 2020

ELIZABETH, NJ — Trinitas Regional Medical Center has been on a mission to vaccinate members of the community since December, when the FDA issued an emergency-use authorization for the Pfizer vaccine. Since that time, Trinitas has given 22,000 vaccinations and will continue vaccinating people as long as supplies are available. A recent recipient of the […]

Challenger for state Senate suspends campaign amid allegations of false credentials

Challenger for state Senate suspends campaign amid allegations of false credentials

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Jason Krychiw, a longtime Union County activist and progressive candidate for state Senate in Legislative District 20 who is running against incumbent Joe Cryan, has announced his withdrawal from the race. According to a New Jersey Globe article dated Wednesday, April 21, Krychiw has not worked at Kean University for nearly […]

COVID-19 vaccination program to reach out to homebound residents

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners announced on Tuesday, April 27, the beginning of its homebound vaccination program, in an effort to vaccinate its residents who are unable to leave their homes. “Our most vulnerable communities must not be left behind, and the effort to vaccinate the homebound is critical […]

Roselle Board of Education cuts taxes for the 2021-22 school budget

ROSELLE, NJ — The Roselle Board of Education unanimously approved its 2021-22 budget of $60.7 million, which calls for a tax decrease, at its regular meeting on Monday, April 26. The owner of a house assessed at $300,000 will see a decrease of about $53 in the school portion of the tax bill. This is […]

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