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Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Explore Aerodynamics 

EDISON-- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School offered abbreviated two-day after school STEM workshops focused on aerodynamics in the first two weeks of November. Under the guidance of Mrs. Andrea Barnett, Middle School science teacher and Science Department Co-Chair, pondered the question of how the program could offer a hands-on STEM program that would be safe during the pandemic and accessible to both ...

Cranford Public Schools to Transition to Full Remote Learning for 2 Weeks Following Thanksgiving

November 20, 2020

CRANFORD - Superintendent of Cranford Public Schools Dr. Scott Rubin announced Friday afternoon that the District will transition to full remote learning after the Thanksgiving holiday starting Monday, November 30, through Friday, December 11.

According to Dr. Rubin, the District plans to return to its current system of hybrid in-person instruction following the two-week ...

Family Caregivers Show Unwavering Strength While Weathering COVID-19

December 4, 2020

ELIZABETH, NJ - Having reached a dead end in his career, Thomas Corea decided to become a stay-home dad when his son, TJ, was 18 months old. Not long after that, he and his wife, Carol, discovered TJ was on the autistic spectrum. Thomas Corea has been the family caregiver for his son, now 26, ever since. 

While Thomas Corea is a very positive person – he is a musician by trade ...

Jewelry Store Alex and Ani in Westfield Shuttered Amid COVID-19

December 4, 2020

WESTFIELD, NJ — The East Broad Street store for the popular jewelry company Alex and Ani is now shuttered.

On Thursday, lettering atop the storefront at 200 East Broad St. that once stated “Alex and Ani” had been removed and employees were clearing out the storefront.

One employee, who declined to be named, confirmed that the store would not be coming ...

Garwood Woman Hit by Westfield SUV Driver Dies, Police Say

GARWOOD, NJ — An 81-year-old borough woman died when she was hit by the driver of an SUV Wednesday evening, police said.

Officers found Catherine Flint lying face down in the roadway on Walnut Street near the intersection of Second Avenue at about 6:15 p.m., Police Chief Jim Wright said in a statement.

“A black SUV heading southbound on Walnut Street struck the pedestrian who ...

Union County Anticipates Spending Most of $2.6M CARES Grant on Housing Aid

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county anticipates spending most of a $2.6 million federal grant towards rental assistance for county residents, in anticipation of housing affordability issues caused by the economic fallout of the pandemic.

Most of the money will go towards housing assistance, though plans have not been finalized, said Union County Communication Director Sebastian ...

Community Conversations: How To Win By Quitting Smoking

On the latest Community Conversation from Atlantic Health System, Dr. Stanley Fiel, Regional Chairman of Medicine, Atlantic Health System, explains why this year’s smoking cessation efforts are more important than ever.


Community Conversations: Healthy Holiday Decisions

The seasons of gratitude and giving can also come with some real dietary challenges. On this Community Conversation, Dr. Elkin Nunez, director of endocrinology at Atlantic Health System's Morristown Medical Center, will share some important tips to help those with diabetes make healthy holiday decisions.


New Jersey Date Night: Flavors of South America

November 30, 2020

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

Now that we have Thanksgiving under (or perhaps a little over) our belts, New Jerseyans have had their fill of turkey, dressing and pie. Sure it was delicious, but when the hunger pangs return for both a dinner and a date night, we want a flavorful experience that’s a bit different. 

It was great ...