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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.

STUDENTS

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 ...

Union County Freeholders Approve Funding for Opioid Abuse Prevention Program, Firefighter Resources, Inmate Services

December 10, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county’s freeholder board Thursday night approved funding for an organization that works to combat opioid abuse, new equipment and training for firefighters, and healthcare and anger management training services for incarcerated adults.

Prevention Links Receives Additional Funding

Prevention Links, an organization that partners with the county’s ...

Union County Freeholders Take Action Against “Heartless” Homeless Relocation Policy

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County freeholder board has taken action against New York City’s Special One-Time Assistance (SOTA) policy, which has relocated several homeless families from the city to several Union County municipalities.

At their meeting Thursday night, the freeholders passed the following resolution:

“A Resolution urging New Jersey State Attorney General ...

Board of Elections Sustains Karlovitch Victory in Kenilworth

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 ...

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 ...

She Lost Part of Her Leg. That Didn’t Stop this NJ Soul Food Chef

December 9, 2019

BelleJohns’ Soul Food has found success over the past few years, but things would be different if chef and owner Jewel Domino had believed what her doctors told her a year ago.

Last November, she was hit by a drunk driver, which resulted in her losing the bottom half of her left leg, Domino said. After many surgeries, she learned to manage her pain and walk with a prosthetic. And she did ...

Westfield Area YMCA Devilfish Have Strong Swims at BAC Treasure Island

December 10, 2019

On Nov. 16 and 17 the Westfield Area Y Devilfish sent 110 swimmers to the BAC Treasure Island Invitational, which was hosted by Berkeley Aquatic Club in New Providence, NJ. There were multiple first and second place finishes with many personal best times being acquired.  The following swimmers earned top eight finishes at the meet:

GIRLS 10U: Olivia Constable ...

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 ...