Two new shows added to Kean Stage spring lineup

Two new shows added to Kean Stage spring lineup

HILLSIDE, NJ — Two new shows have been added to Kean Stage’s spring 2023 season at Kean University’s Enlow Recital Hall in Hillside. Cherish the Ladies, the long-running, Grammy-nominated, Irish-American supergroup, will perform on Friday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. Formed in New York City in 1985 to celebrate the rise of extraordinary women in […]

Hillside production company tackles black families and addiction in first movie release

Hillside production company tackles black families and addiction in first movie release

NEWARK, NJ — Lions Vision Productions Studios, a black-owned production company located in Hillside, held a private screening on Dec. 8 at CityPlex 12 Newark of its first feature film, “The Lions Vision Productions Addiction Trilogy: Conflicted. Addicted. Convicted.” The film was written, directed and produced by LaTia McNeely-Sandiford, author of the memoir, “Burdens in […]

Hillside Knights commemorate Christopher Columbus

Hillside Knights commemorate Christopher Columbus

HILLSIDE, NJ — On Monday, Oct. 10, Grand Knight Patrick J. Mahon and Columbus Memorial Chairperson Andrew Wnukowski of the Rev. Thomas F. Canty Council No. 3197 of the Knights of Columbus led a contingent to commemorate Columbus Day, restoring a tradition that had been placed on hold for two years due to the pandemic. […]

Hillside NAACP celebrates first anniversary with gala

Hillside NAACP celebrates first anniversary with gala

HILLSIDE, NJ — The Hillside NAACP has announced it will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a Freedom Fund Awards Gala on Friday, Nov. 4, from 8 p.m. to midnight, at Galloping Hill Caterers, 1085 Galloping Hill Road in Union. “We are marking our first-year anniversary by celebrating our community, our accomplishments and individuals that support […]

School board candidates square off in upcoming election

UNION COUNTY — In addition to state, county and local municipal elections, Tuesday, Nov. 8, will also see Board of Education candidates square off and seek votes. Although many of the candidates have catchy slogans, in much the same manner as their cohorts on municipal councils and committees, the key element missing for BOE candidates […]

Election season roars to life in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — With Election Day less than a week away, the entire state is looking toward the midterm election. In Union County, it is the county clerk’s office that is involved in much of the preparatory work, and a key element is security. “We do coordinate with the municipal clerks who are responsible […]

Three teens arrested in connection to Hillside shooting

HILLSIDE, NJ — On Monday, Sept. 19, at 3 p.m., Hillside police received a call about a large fight and shots fired near the intersection of Liberty Avenue and Ryan Street after Hillside High School was dismissed, according to a Sept. 20 press release from the Hillside Police Department. Due to the proximity of the […]

Union County students attain top leadership posts at St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark

Union County students attain top leadership posts at St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Sarha Flores, of Elizabeth, and William Register, of Hillside, have been named senior group leaders of their respective single-sex high school divisions at St. Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark. Senior group leader is the top leadership post a student can attain at the Catholic school, which places leadership, as well as the […]

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