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 […]

Union County residents urged to dispose of unwanted prescription medication via Project Medicine Drop

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Prosecutor’s Office, Union County Police Department, and local elected officials and health professionals are urging residents to take a moment this October to dispose of their unwanted prescription medication at one of two county locations participating in the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General Division of Community Affairs’ […]

Union County Seeks community input for Alcohol and Drug Programs

UNION COUNTY – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to express their opinions and concerns regarding alcohol and drug abuse programs, in a series of public forums. The public input is part of the application process for the County to receive State of New Jersey funding for treatment and prevention. “Alcohol and […]

NJPAC has announced the debut of The Brick City Jazz Orchestra

NEWARK – Nineteen of the most talented teenage jazz players in the Greater Newark area will receive the extraordinary opportunity to heighten their skills as musicians and bandmates this Fall with the creation of The Brick City Jazz Orchestra, a collaboration between NJPAC and the Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz. As NJPAC’s newest arts education […]

Pro Wrestling fundraiser featured at Union Elks Lodge on Friday

UNION — They were both legendary tag-team stars — ECW alum “The Original Pitbull” Gary Wolf and former WWE Tag-Team legend and one-half of the famous “The Rockers” tag-team, Marty Janetty — and both will headline Funkdafied Wrestling Federation’s return to the Union Elks Lodge, 281 Chestnut Street, this Friday evening at 7:45 p.m. Partial proceeds will […]

B’nai Brith in Union County celebrates 170th birthday

SPRINGFIELD –Mark Samuel Ross, the president of the Tri-State Region of B’nai B’rith recently announced the Gov. Chris Christie will be issuing a Special Letter Of Commendation to B’nai B’rith for its 170th birthday. B’nai Brith will also be receiving a commendatory joint resolution of the NJ Legislature, sponsored by Sen. Thomas Kean Jr. and […]

“Art in the Gardens” features music & dance at The Outlet Collection-Jersey Gardens, Oct. 12 to 14

ELIZABETH – There will be an October celebration of National Arts and Humanities Month with “Art in the Gardens,” which will take place Columbus Day Weekend, Oct. 12, 13 and 14 at The Outlet Collection-Jersey Gardens in Elizabeth. “Art in the Gardens” features instrumental, vocal and dance performances in the Center Court of the Mall. This […]

Fall fun planned for Liberty Hall Museum in Union

UNION – Throughout the month of October, Liberty Hall Museum and its idyllic orchards and grounds will be open to the public for a number of family-friendly fall activities. Visitors new to the museum and returning guests experiencing Liberty Hall’s breathtaking autumn vistas for the first time are invited to spend a rejuvenating afternoon leaf […]

62 Sustainable Jersey grants awarded to New Jersey municipalities

TRENTON – Sustainable Jersey recently announced that $380,000 has been awarded through the Sustainable Jersey Small Grants program. Sixty-two grants will be accepted by New Jersey towns for sustainability projects at the Annual Sustainable Jersey Awards Luncheon on Nov. 19, at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities conference in Atlantic City. The program is […]

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