Union College’s business program is named No. 1 in national ranking

Union College’s business program is named No. 1 in national ranking

CRANFORD, NJ — As economic times remain uncertain, college students are seeking an education that benefits them financially, as well as academically. Associate degree business students who graduate from Union College receive a degree ranked No. 1 by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. This report ranks Union’s as the No. 1 […]

College Women’s Club to host cornhole tournament

College Women’s Club to host cornhole tournament

CRANFORD, NJ — The College Women’s Club of Cranford invites the community to the first program of the new club year on Monday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m., at its new meeting location, Jardine Academy, 75 Rod Smith Place, Cranford, for some light refreshments and a cornhole tournament. This event is free, and all are […]

Union College receives grant to support growing Hispanic population at the college

Union College receives grant to support growing Hispanic population at the college

CRANFORD, NJ — Union College of Union County is one of 12 institutions to receive a grant from Bank of America to elevate and accelerate the path for Hispanic students in targeted health care programs. The two-year, $220,000 grant will support Hispanic/Latino students pursuing careers in health care through the Progresando Initiative, a collaboration between […]

Racers join in the quest for a cure

Racers join in the quest for a cure

CRANFORD, NJ — Sunday turned out to be a good day for a race. Schmitts’ Quest for the Cure hosted its ninth annual Cranford Cure T1 Diabetes 5K Walk/Run on Sunday, Sept. 18, in Nomahegan Park, at 1033 Springfield Ave. The 5K takes place annually to rally support to find a cure for Type 1 […]

Cranford PD and Cranford PAL host donation drive

CRANFORD, NJ — Many kids from underserved households are not getting involved in athletics because of the high price of sports equipment. Leveling the Playing Field is a nonprofit that collects and redistributes equipment to expand access and equity within youth sports and recreation programs in under-resourced communities. LPF expanded to a third warehouse location […]

Early Childhood Education Advocates names new board president

Early Childhood Education Advocates names new board president

CRANFORD, NJ — Early Childhood Education Advocates Inc., a nonprofit organization that is a legislative voice for the child care industry in New Jersey, has announced it has selected a new board president, Gigi Schweikert. Schweikert, who serves as chief executive officer of Lightbridge Academy in Iselin, is replacing Guy Falzarano at the helm of […]

Union County College celebrates the Class of 2022 at spring commencement

Union County College celebrates the Class of 2022 at spring commencement

CRANFORD, NJ — Union County College hosted its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2022, more than 500 graduates, on Wednesday, May 25, at the college’s Cranford campus. Two ceremonies, both led by UCC President Margaret M. McMenamin, honored the graduates. This was the first in-person graduation since January 2020 and the first on-campus graduation […]

Cranford’s library opens Native Seed Library

Cranford’s library opens Native Seed Library

CRANFORD, NJ — Cranford Public Library has opened a Native Seed Library. The library opened with a celebration on Saturday, June 25. Community members participated in a variety of arts and crafts for creators of all ages and picked up free seeds. Library employees were joined by members of the Green Thumb Garden Club, the […]

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