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 […]

62 Sustainable Jersey grants awarded to New Jersey municipalities

TRENTON – Sustainable Jersey recently announced that $380,000 has been awarded through the Sustainable Jersey Small Grants program. Sixty-two grants will be accepted by New Jersey towns for sustainability projects at the Annual Sustainable Jersey Awards Luncheon on Nov. 19, at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities conference in Atlantic City. The program is […]

Rahway library to discuss your personal carbon footprint

RAHWAY — On Monday Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m., Rahway Public Library will host “Your Personal Carbon Footprint,” a workshop and discussion lead by Dr. Laura Knipmeyer. Get past the questions like “Paper or plastic?” and determine for yourself which daily living choices have the greatest impact on the environment.  Your personal carbon footprint calculator […]

Historian will speak on McClellan’s Other Story at Summit Old Guard

SUMMIT — Author and Historian William B. Styple, will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its meeting, 10 a.m., Oct. 8. His topic will be “McClellan’s Other Story – The Political Intrigue of Col. Thomas M. Key.” Kentucky-born Colonel Thomas Marshall Key served as a “Confidential Aide” on the staff of Major General George […]

Trinitas has announced personnel changes with 6 senior management changes or elevations

ELIZABETH — Gary S. Horan, President and Chief Executive Officer, and the Board of Directors of Trinitas Health and Trinitas Regional Medical Center has announced six changes in the institution’s management and organization. The senior leaders hail from communities throughout Union and Monmouth counties as well as nearby New York state. “The Boards and I are […]

Union Police help promote “Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day”

UNION — Motorists in New Jersey and throughout the nation are being asked to join a day-long effort on Oct. 10, designed to increase awareness about safe driving behaviors and keep the State’s roadways fatality free for one-day. Known as Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day, the national initiative was designed to unite the country […]