Lawn signs brighten Cranford during coronavirus quarantine

Lawn signs brighten Cranford during coronavirus quarantine

CRANFORD, NJ — Drawings of colorful unicorns and optimistic flowers together with cheerful butterflies and bright rainbows have turned into lawn signs and are grabbing the attention of Cranford residents. Designed to be a silver lining of the current crisis stemming from the outbreak of the coronavirus, these lawn signs are planted around town to […]

UHS seniors are recognized as scholar-athletes

UHS seniors are recognized as scholar-athletes

UNION, NJ — Though high school athletics are canceled for the rest of the season, three Union High School athletes have been honored for their prowess on the field, as well as for their excellence in academics. UHS senior Brian Kwarteng has been selected to receive a 2020 New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Scholar […]

Area farmers markets reopen, institute new rules

Area farmers markets reopen, institute new rules

SUMMIT / WESTFIELD, NJ — Spring has sprung, and residents are ready to purchase their favorite crops, but COVID-19 restrictions have hindered farmers markets. The good news is that the markets are beginning to pick up steam in Summit and Westfield. With coronavirus-related safety measures in place, residents now have corn, strawberries, organic hot peppers […]

Summit candidates to face off for council seat in Nov.

Summit candidates to face off for council seat in Nov.

SUMMIT — Summit is looking to have a real ballot battle on its hands. Vying for the Ward 1 seat are Democratic candidate Susan Hairston and Republican candidate Eileen Kelly. Both women were asked a series of questions regarding their candidacy and each gave LocalSource some insight as to why she should be selected as […]

Remote learning becomes new normal for Union County students

County teachers adapt to ensure school continues

Remote learning becomes new normal for Union County students

UNION COUNTY — With COVID-19 cases in New Jersey continuing to rise and the effects of the coronavirus sweeping the nation, the pandemic has altered all lives in recent weeks. To prevent the spread of disease, schools across the nation have closed their doors until further notice, forcing students of all ages, as well as […]

Cranford discusses COVID-19 precautions in meeting

Cranford discusses COVID-19 precautions in meeting

CRANFORD — Among the many topics discussed during Monday night’s Cranford Township Committee Workshop meeting via Facebook Live, one is clearly the most relevant today. Committee members welcomed guest speaker Lt. Matthew Lubin, emergency management coordinator of the Cranford Fire Department, who spoke regarding the public health crisis of the COVID-19 outbreak. Lubin was able […]

CAU tackles inclusion at community and state levels

CAU tackles inclusion at community and state levels

ELIZABETH, NJ — March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, and members of the New American Movement for People with Disabilities, NAM, are adamant proponents of inclusion. In NAM’s crusade to help people with disabilities live without limitations, the group is involved in pending legislation in Trenton, voter registration, the 2020 census and general rights advocacy. […]

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