Union County College participating in statewide Phi Theta Kappa Community College Completion Challenge this week

CRANFORD — Union County College is one of 19 community colleges across the state hosting a series of campus-based activities for the first-ever statewide NJ C4 kickoff week from Monday, Oct. 14, to Saturday, Oct. 19. Sponsored by the New Jersey Council of County Colleges’ Center for Student Success and the New Jersey Education Association, […]

B’nai B’rith Day declared by New Jersey Legislature

TRENTON — The New Jersey Legislature, by joint resolution of the State Senate and Assembly, have declared Nov. 9, 2013 B’nai B’rith Day in the Garden State in honor of the 170th Anniversary of the founding of B’nai B’rith. Mark Samuel Ross, Esq., the President of the Tri-State Region of B’nai B’rith secured the joint resolution […]

Residents warned about Property Deed scam

ELIZABETH – Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi has warned home owners and owners of commercial property in the county to beware of people who offer to sell them a certified copy of the deed to their property. “Various municipalities in Union County have alerted me that their residents have been contacted by a company that […]

Sleep technologists at Trinitas send message: How to wake up to better sleep

ELIZABETH — Staff Members of the Trinitas Comprehensive Sleep Disorders Center observed Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week — Oct. 6 to 12 — by sharing information about sleep disorders with more than 75 visitors and employees on the Williamson Street campus. Passersby learned about the importance of healthy sleep for adults as well as children. For […]

Allstate Foundation seeks to raise awareness about domestic violence with ‘The Purple Purse’ campaign

ELIZABETH — Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company Corporate Counsel, Georgia Flamporis, recently passed a purple purse to Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, D-Union, in an effort to raise awareness about domestic violence – an epidemic that on average kills three American women each day. The Purple Purse is The Allstate Foundation’s campaign against domestic violence. Thousands of […]

Union County readies for ‘Four Centuries in a Weekend’

UNION COUNTY — Union County’s annual public heritage event, “Four Centuries in a Weekend: A Journey through Union County’s History,” will take place Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 20, from noon to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, with the cooperation of staff […]

CASA of Union County to hold ‘Foster the Dream’ Gala

UNION COUNTY — With approximately 600 children in the Union County foster care system that need help in finding permanency, a new gala aims to foster their dream. CASA of Union County has announced its first “Foster the Dream” Gala paying tribute to the Hon. Judge Jo-Anne Spatola on Friday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. […]

Atlantic Health System and Montclair State University form partnership to promote arts in healthcare, education

SUMMIT – Atlantic Health System and Montclair State University have announced a partnership to promote healing arts in health care and education through research. Through the robust services of Atlantic Health System, one of the largest non-profit health care systems in New Jersey and the academic capabilities of Montclair State University, the partnership will offer […]

Pingry Announces Commended Students in 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program

BASKING RIDGE — Forty Pingry seniors are recognized for exceptional academic promise as Commended Students in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. They placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2014 competition by taking the 2012 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Pingry has now had […]

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