It all adds up

RAHWAY — Brian Alicea, Saiorse O’Hara, Kevin Quain, Domonic Innocent, Judy Nguyen, Marlynn Dorielan, and Nicole Moncada recently demonstrated their fine multiplication math skills in Mrs. Prakapas’s fourth grade class at Roosevelt School in Rahway.

Wearing their hearts on their sleeves

LINDEN — The Linden Public School No. 10 PTA is selling T-shirts as a fundraiser to assist Kim Marie Kefalas, a third-grade teacher, who is battling breast cancer. If anyone is interested in purchasing a T-shirt, they can contact Maureen Majewski at or call School No. 10 at 908-486-2043.


CLARK — Matthew L. and Nick P., students in Christine Cemelli’s third grade class at Frank K. Hehnly in Clark, play Everyday Math Games.  Students practice their multiplication facts by playing Baseball Multiplication during math class. ‘The class was able to play games and practice their math fact in a fun and relaxed way,’ said […]

Summit helipad battle rages on

Overlook Hospital asks New Jersey Dept. of Transportation to ‘fast track’

SUMMIT – Although many thought Overlook Hospital’s quest for a rooftop helipad at their facility in Summit was a dead issue, it has apparently taken flight once again. The helipad would be designed for hospital-to-hospital transport of patients requiring advanced neurological care, according to an Overlook hospital spokesperson. The helipad is needed to reduce transportation […]

Epic Battle continues in Rahway

RAHWAY — The Snow Miser and the Heat Miser have certainly been at odds lately. Just when residents thought they might have a white Christmas, the Heat Miser jumped in as temperatures reached record highs in some areas across the county. The snow is nearly all but gone, and despite the best efforts of the […]

Santa Claus came to town

Santa Claus came to town

LINDEN — Linden School No. 9 second-grader Collins Efobi flashes a big smile as he visits with Santa. School No. 9 had the school’s annual holiday shop. This was a wonderful holiday celebration that is always a favorite to share with the families of the school. The students rang in the season as they found […]

Union ushers in the holiday season

Union ushers in the holiday season

By Maryum Tucker, Correspondent UNION — Union held its 30th annual holiday celebration and tree lighting ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 8, at the municipal building lawn on Morris Avenue in a celebration that kicked off the holiday season and showed appreciation for the children and families of Union. Director of Recreation for Union, Matty Magliacano, used […]

Kean denies tenure despite backlash

Kean denies tenure despite backlash

UNION COUNTY — It will not be a merry Christmas for six Kean University professors who will lose their positions at the university at the end of the year. Despite hours of impassioned pleas by faculty members and students, the Kean University Board of Trustees went along with recommendations of the administration and university President Dawood […]

A stately visit

CLARK — Fourth graders from the Frank K. Hehnly School in Clark traveled to Trenton this last week for a visit to the New Jersey Statehouse. The statehouse field trip, an application of the fourth grade social studies curriculum of New Jersey, was a very special one for the students and their teachers. Instead of the […]

Dinner guests

CRANFORD — The cast of Cranford High School’s ‘The Man Who Came To Dinner’ by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman. The show will be performed on Nov. 15 and 16 at 8 p.m. Senior citizens are invited to a dress rehearsal on Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. The Man Who Came To Dinner, long acknowledged […]

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