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Dr. Scott Rubin's Cranford Public Schools November Superintendent's Report

December 2, 2019

CRANFORD - What happened in Cranford Public Schools in the month of November? The following is Dr. Scott Rubin's November Superintendent's Report.

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Four seniors Emma Baumann, Rebecca Gathercole, Victoria Lima, and Megan Robertson qualified to receive the Latin Seal of Biliteracy based on their passing score on the PARCC ELA assessment and ACTFL Latin Interpretive Reading ...

Applications for Cranford's Half-Day Preschool 'READY' Program Now Available

CRANFORD - Cranford Public Schools offers an inclusive half-day preschool Program called READY. The READY program is a regular education preschool program that places children with special needs with their typical peers.

According to the release, the Philosophy is based on the rationale that children learn through modeling and imitation, and are motivated by other children. By integrating ...

Board of Elections Sustains Karlovitch Victory in Kenilworth

December 3, 2019

Scotch Plains – On Tuesday, December 3 at the warehouse of the Board of Elections, a recount and recheck of the machines, vote by mail, and provisional ballots confirmed Linda Karlovitch, owner of The Porch Salon in Cranford, as the winner of the mayor’s race in Kenilworth.

There were 230 votes by mail ballots and 20 provisional ballots. The bi-partisan Election ...

City of Elizabeth Suffers First Scooter Fatality

ELIZABETH, NJ - Police and First Aid responders were called to an accident involving a Lime Scooter on Wednesday evening at approximately 8 p.m. According to the Breaking News Network (BNN), and a source at the scene the accident is a fatality. 

According to sources at the scene, a 16-year-old male was riding on a Lime scooter and rode into a large tow truck in the area of ...

Union Physician Charged With Forging Prescriptions

UNION, NJ – A physician from Springfield who practiced in Union was arrested on Monday, charged with fraud and forging prescriptions, Union police said.

Police say on October 12, they responded to a doctor’s office on Galloping Hill Road to investigate a theft.  An unidentified doctor at that location told the officers he was looking at some prior prescriptions and ...

Holiday Gift Guide: Financial Gifts with a Lasting Impact

The gift-giving season is fast approaching. So, if you are like a lot of people, this means you are spending time trying to brainstorm gifts to give your loved ones – something that they will use and appreciate. For those disillusioned with giving gifts that are quickly used up or forgotten the moment the wrapping paper comes off, consider a financial gift designed to make an impact. Here ...

Innovation and Compassion: Overlook Medical Center Gives Summit's Homeless Sleeping Bags - Hand-made from Surgical Wrap

SUMMIT, NJ – DECEMBER 2019 - With icy weather on its way, Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center put its innovative spirit to work to help protect the City of Summit’s homeless population, with a donation of its own hand-made sleeping bags and pillows, created from re-purposed surgical blue wrap.

Surgical blue wrap, used to cover sterile surgical instruments and ...

New Jersey Date Night: Our Favorite Pizza Places

November 29, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

The weekend after Thanksgiving, treat your date to a second helping of pie. Pizza, that is.

After so many days, the last thing anyone wants is another turkey sandwich with a side of leftovers. The flavors of Thanksgiving are amazing, but they’re not supposed to last forever. You and your date ...

Union County Names New Director for Division of Social Services

December 5, 2019

Union County Manager Edward T. Oatman has announced the appointment of Kamili A. Williams to head the County’s Division of Social Services, within the Department of Human Services, effective November 25, 2019.  Ms. Williams succeeds former director Charles Gillon who retired in September after 30 years of service.

Ms. Williams leads approximately 500 employees located in the ...

Meet Westfield Area YMCA Staff Member Nick Morelli!

Meet Westfield Area YMCA staff member, Nick Morelli. Take Coach Nick’s advice and “do something that you can enjoy for the rest of your life”. Come enjoy working at the Westfield Area Y. Join our staff--check out our current employment opportunities at: www.westfieldynj.org/about/job-opportunities.

 

 

Westfield Area Y Men’s Club Tree Lot Opens Saturday

The Westfield Area Y Men’s Club Annual Christmas Tree Sale has been a community tradition since 1947, with all proceeds benefiting local charities and organizations.

This year's tree selection includes top quality Fraser Firs and Balsam Firs. This year also features a new hybrid tree called a “Fralsam”.  This is grown in Vermont and combines the needle longevity ...

Meet Westfield Area YMCA Staff Member Joanne McGillis!

Why does Joanne McGillis love her job and her early-morning members? Take a listen as Joanne and a Y member explain.

You can work here too!  Check out our current employment opportunities at www.westfieldynj.org/about/job-opportunities.