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By TAPINTO WESTFIELD STAFFMay 26, 2017
WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School senior Soo Min Chung has been named a Presidential Scholar Semi-Finalist. She is one of only 723 semifinalists in the nation selected by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars.
Westfield High School Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson recently commended her, stating, “You have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in scholarship ...
By K. BROCHUMay 25, 2017
ELIZABETH, NJ — “It’s nice to look out into a happy crowd this evening,” Freeholder Chairman Bruce Bergen said at the start of Thursday’s Freeholder meeting, which was dedicated to awarding grants.
Freeholders Linda Carter and Al Mirabella presented five county high schools with funds to reward their efforts in their Union County Student ...
By SEAN CONKLINMay 25, 2017
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Detectives from the Scotch Plains Police Department, the Union County Narcotics Strike Force and the Union County Special Weapons and Tactics Team executed a search warrant at 518 Forepaugh Ave. in Scotch Plains that led to the arrest of two residents and the seizure of more than $60,000 in illegal drugs, local officials said in a release issued on Thursday ...
By LEAH SCALZADONNAMay 25, 2017
CRANFORD, NJ — Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) announced Thursday that he will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday, May 30, at Union County College in Cranford. This will be Lance's 44th town hall.
The Congressman plans to take questions and discuss topics including tax reform, health care, President Trump's budget plan and foreign affairs, according to a press ...
By MIKE COHENMay 25, 2017
WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Recreation Department has announced that the Westfield Memorial Pool still has a limited number of memberships available. Anyone interested in joining the pool can contact the recreation department by email at email@example.com or by calling 908-789-4080.
The Westfield Memorial Pool Complex is a public swim club open to both Westfield and ...
By LEAH SCALZADONNAMay 25, 2017
CRANFORD, NJ – When Mickey the Beekeeper heard about a swarm of 5,000 honey bees in a Cranford tree, he was so confident in their mild nature that he didn’t even wear gloves.
Honey bees are more beneficial than people realize, Mickey said. He’s a third-generation beekeeper who wants the world to understand that bees are not aggressive.
“People think that bees are ...
By TAPINTO SUMMIT STAFFMay 25, 2017
SUMMIT, NJ — Fittingly held as the nation marked “Hospital Week,” care providers throughout Overlook Medical Center gathered to recognize the hospital’s best and brightest clinical professional staff, including physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and patient care partners, at the hospital’s annual Clinical Excellence Awards Ceremony.
The annual ...