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 […]

Weichert hosts gold outing for Summit High School Alumni

SUMMIT – Robyn Barone, manager of Weichert, Realtors’ Summit office, recently announced that her office is sponsoring the Hilltopper Alumni Golf Outing, a nine-hole golf outing on Saturday, Oct. 12, at Summit Municipal Golf Course. The outing is part of the Summit High School Third Annual Hilltopper Alumni Weekend. Weichert will host 36 Summit High […]

Roselle man charged with posing as owner of foreclosed homes in order to rent them to tenants

ROSELLE — A Roselle man is charged with posing as the owner of two foreclosed borough homes in order to rent them to tenants, then collecting thousands of dollars in rent payments during the course of more than six months, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced yesterday. Barton K. Hodge, 37, is charged with […]

Merck’s exit strategy

Pharmaceutical giant plans to leave Summit

SUMMIT – Tuesday Merck announced that they decided to move their global headquarters to Kenilworth, leaving the Summit campus vacant as early as the end of 2014. The move, touted as a “global initiative” by company officials, has everything to do with the potential $2.5 billion cost savings the company says will be realized by […]

Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth holds ‘Welcome Back Cookout’

ELIZABETH — The Benedictine Academy Parents Association held a “Welcome Back Cookout” at the school in Elizabeth on Saturday, Sept. 28. Many new and returning school families and friends attended and enjoyed a great afternoon, complemented by plenty of burgers, hot dogs, corn, plus delicious homemade entrees, salads and desserts prepared for the event. Students […]

Library to hold career advice seminar on Oct. 7

MOUNTAINSIDE — The Scotch Plains and Mountainside Public Libraries’ Career Networking Group presents “Are you working for free? Don’t be taken advantage of: become a smart job seeker and learn your rights” on Monday, Oct. 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mountainside Public Library. The plot of the The Internship, a recent comedy film […]