Four UCC students are selected as semifinalists for Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

CRANFORD, NJ — Union County College has announced that four of its students are semifinalists for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The semifinalists are Mark Farag of Elizabeth, Sophia Morales of Linden, Luana Rampelotti of Hillside and George Stevens of Kenilworth. This scholarship provides as much as $55,000 per year for community […]

Cranford student one of five to receive Mercy Girl Effect Award

Cranford student one of five to receive Mercy Girl Effect Award

WATCHUNG, NJ — Ruth Anne Munroe, director of Campus Ministry and Student Council moderator at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, reported that the Mercy Girl Effect Award has been presented to the academy’s 2021-2022 Student Council executive board. “Each year, the five-member board is challenged with a Mercy Girl Effect project that raises awareness […]

Cranford resident takes part in presentation of ‘Women at the Well’ initiative

Cranford resident takes part in presentation of ‘Women at the Well’ initiative

WATCHUNG, NJ — S. Deirdre Mullan visited Mount Saint Mary Academy on World Water Day, Tuesday, March 22, to discuss with administration, faculty, staff, and students the importance of water resources for impoverished countries in conjunction with the “Mercy Girl Effect: Women at the Well” initiative. Mullan had lunch in the Heritage Room with members […]

Cranford resident takes part in presentation of ‘Women at the Well’ initiative

Cranford resident takes part in presentation of ‘Women at the Well’ initiative

WATCHUNG, NJ — S. Deirdre Mullan visited Mount Saint Mary Academy on World Water Day, Tuesday, March 22, to discuss with administration, faculty, staff, and students the importance of water resources for impoverished countries in conjunction with the “Mercy Girl Effect: Women at the Well” initiative. Mullan had lunch in the Heritage Room with members […]

Volunteers turn out to clean up Rahway River

Volunteers turn out to clean up Rahway River

CRANFORD, NJ — After a three-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, Cranford hosted a Rahway River Cleanup event on Saturday, April 16, at various sites along the river as it passes through the township. According to information disseminated by the Cranford Jaycees, one of several organizations involved in the cleanup, collection locations included Kenilworth […]

Police, Fire, EMS successfully resuscitate 53-year-old resident

Police, Fire, EMS successfully resuscitate 53-year-old resident

CRANFORD, NJ — A medical call turned into a successful CPR life save after Cranford Police, Fire and Fire EMS responded to an Orchard Street home. On Friday, April 1, at approximately 8:47 a.m., Police Officers Daniel Donnerstag and Joshua Sousa were dispatched to an Orchard Street address on the report of a 53-year-old male […]

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