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 […]

Kent Place students from Summit recognized for academic achievement

SUMMIT — Kent Place School seniors Emily Jeffries, Annie Sher, Meredith Tulloch, Mia Wright, Margaret Bonnet, Sophie DeBode, Melina Santoro, Katherine Hammond, Amanda Moskowitz and Olivia Mastrangelo of Summit have been honored by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on Advanced Placement Examinations taken last spring. DeBode, Hammond, Jeffries, Mastrangelo, Moskowitz, Santoro, […]

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’ […]

Trick-or-Treaters invited to downtown Summit businesses on Halloween

SUMMIT — Trick-or-Treating in downtown Summit is scheduled for Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Participating merchants will display a Halloween poster in their window s to designate that they will be handing out treats to children who are trick or treating after school on Halloween. This event is sponsored by Summit […]

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 […]

‘Sherlock Holmes and the Final Problem’ presented at the library on Oct. 23

CRANFORD — The Friends of the Cranford Public Library are pleased to sponsor Raconteur Radio’s presentation of “Sherlock Holmes and the Final Problem,” a radio play featuring theatrical lighting, costumes, and, of course, extensive sound effects. The program will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, which is […]

Cranford Township Committee Candidates’ Forum announced for Oct. 24

CRANFORD — The Union Area League of Women Voters and the Cranford Jaycees are hosting the Annual Township Committee Candidates’ Forum on Thursday, Oct. 24, 8 p.m. in The Cranford Municipal Building, Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend. Come hear and meet Township Committee Candidates, Democrats Kevin Campbell and Delly M. Howard 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 […]

Springfield Public Library to host Medicare lecture on Oct. 30

SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Free Public Library is presenting “MedicareAssist. Making Medicare Understandable,” a lecture by Mary Jeanne Cullen on Oct. 30, at 2 p.m. Cullen will discuss topics that cover the full spectrum of Medical, Dental and Vision benefits for Medicare clients. Cullen has been in the benefits and insurance business for the past 14 years. […]