Scotch Plains–Fanwood Regional School District celebrates newly tenured teachers/staff

Scotch Plains–Fanwood Regional School District celebrates newly tenured teachers/staff

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The Scotch Plains–Fanwood Board of Education recognized 21 newly tenured teachers and support staff during a celebration at Scotch Plains–Fanwood High School auditorium before the board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 14. “We are very proud of all the teachers and staff receiving tenure,” said Joan Mast, superintendent of Scotch Plains–Fanwood Public […]

Linden outreach programs win two honors at NJ School Communication Awards

Linden outreach programs win two honors at NJ School Communication Awards

LINDEN, NJ — Linden Public Schools won two awards at the annual New Jersey School Communication Awards, the third straight year the district has taken home multiple honors. District communication coordinator Gary Miller accepted the awards on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at the event at Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township. He received the following 2021 […]

Lieutenant governor calls the Institute of Music for Children the ‘best-kept secret in New Jersey’ at ribbon-cutting event

Lieutenant governor calls the Institute of Music for Children the ‘best-kept secret in New Jersey’ at ribbon-cutting event

ELIZABETH, NJ — Imagine 2025 was a magical night under the stars in support of the nonprofit organization the Institute of Music for Children, with performances from the school’s students, speeches from state and local dignitaries, and a reception catered by the organization’s culinary program. The institute provides 1,000 underserved children with high-quality classes and […]

‘Safe Streets Campaign’ introduced at Cranford Township Committee meeting

‘Safe Streets Campaign’ introduced at Cranford Township Committee meeting

CRANFORD, NJ — During her mayoral remarks at the Cranford Township Committee meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 12, Mayor Kathleen Miller Prunty introduced the “Slow Down in Our Town: Anti-Speeding and Safe Streets Campaign” and showcased the accompanying lawn signs. “We’re serious about speeding and making our streets safer for everyone — pedestrians of all ages, […]

2021 NJSACOP ACE certification status awarded to Summit police lieutenant

2021 NJSACOP ACE certification status awarded to Summit police lieutenant

SUMMIT, NJ — The New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police has awarded certification status for accredited command executive to Summit Police Lt. Michael J. Rabasca. Certification status lasts for three years. At the end of that period, command executives and chiefs of police must show that they have maintained the training and leadership […]

Kean University installs Repollet as 18th leader

Kean University installs Repollet as 18th leader

UNION, NJ — Kean University President Lamont O. Repollet was installed on Thursday, Oct. 14, as the 18th leader of the university in a campuswide ceremony attended by Kean faculty and students, state lawmakers, presidents of other colleges and universities across New Jersey, and family and friends. A Kean alumnus, former Kean trustee and the […]

Rotary Club of Westfield collects used bikes to recycle to Honduras

Rotary Club of Westfield collects used bikes to recycle to Honduras

WESTFIELD, NJ — On Saturday, Oct. 9, The Rotary Club of Westfield collected used bicycles to send to Honduras. Bicycle collection Chairperson Warren Rorden said he was very pleased with the results. He said the Rotary Club collected 104 used bikes and 40 brand-new Schwinn bikes, along with $1,800 in donations. The donations are important […]

NJYS announces inaugural artist-in-residence program with award-winning jazz musician Dennis Mackrel

NJYS announces inaugural artist-in-residence program with award-winning jazz musician Dennis Mackrel

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Dennis Mackrel, assistant chairperson and professor of jazz studies at the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, will teach a series of free in-person clinics at the New Jersey Youth Symphony. The program will run from October to April 2022. The NJYS artist-in-residence program is part of the organization’s […]

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