Wardlaw+Hartridge Kicks Off School Year with Convocation Ceremony

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison officially opened the 2020-2021 school year with its 138th Convocation Ceremony. This year’s ceremony was held virtually in a webinar presented to the full W+H community.

The processional included members of the Upper School Student Council carrying their class flags, which were placed on the stage of the Berry Performing Arts Center.

Union County Launches Virtual Wildlife Wednesdays Program

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program is returning next Wednesday, September 23 with “NJ Natives” a program focusing on wildlife original to the garden state, such as the spotted turtle and garter snake.  New programs will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time ...

TAPinto Cranford Readers Share Back-to-School Photos

September 15, 2020

CRANFORD - Monday marked the first time the Cranford Public Schools district held any in-person learning since March.

With Cranford's hybrid model, students in all grades can receive a mix of in-person and online instruction or all online instruction. We asked readers to send in their back-to-school photos. 

Preschool - Grade 5: Schools are open to all ...

Cranford Teacher Named Union County Teacher of the Year by NJ Department of Education

CRANFORD - Jamie Warner, an 8th grade Social Studies teacher at Orange Avenue School in Cranford, has been named Union County Teacher of the Year by the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE).

The NJDOE announced 21 teachers as the 2020-2021 County Teachers of the Year during a virtual awards ceremony on August 26. Each teacher also received a shout-out from Governor Phil Murphy ...

Drive-In Movie Night to Benefit Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund

September 17, 2020

Fun for the whole family: Drive-In Movie Night featuring Rudy on Wednesday, September 23.

Movie time is set for 7:45 p.m. Suggested arrival time is 7:15 p.m.

Click here to reserve your spot

Signup details and procedure is as follows:

Each space will cost $35, with ~$27 going to the theater for tickets and tax, and ~$8 going to Cranford Area Chamber Scholarship Fund.
Tickets ...

Second Summit Middle School Student COVID-19 Case Confirmed

September 14, 2020

SUMMIT, NJ - Summit Superintendent of Schools Scott Hough and Principal Donna Gallo have announced that a second Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School student has tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement, in the form of a letter from Hough and Gallo to the "Summit Public Schools Community," comes just four days after the confirmation of the first case.

The ...

Summit Middle School Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

SUMMIT, NJ - In an emailed communication addressed to the "Summit Community," Superintendent of Schools Scott Hough has announced that a Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School student has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to Hough, the student is "currently self-isolating" and the District is "working closely with public health officials, who are ...

Legal Fees Pile up For Union County — $25K Spent on Top of $85K for Defense

UNION COUNTY — The county freeholders recently allocated tens of thousands of additional dollars to battle two lawsuits, including one suit in which $85,000 has already been spent and another that is one of three complaints filed by women corrections officers in less than 18 months.

At their July meeting, the freeholder board approved paying $15,000 to the law firm of Kologi and ...

Community Conversations: Take Charge of Your Health

September is National Preparedness Month, so now is the time to take charge of your health. On the next Atlantic Health System Community Conversation, Scott Lauter, MD, MBA, FACP, FHM, Chief Medical Officer, Atlantic Medical Group and Faith Goldman, MD, Atlantic Breast Associates - Branchburg share some crucial information and answer your questions about the screenings and examinations you should ...

CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System Seek Expanded Partnership

Systems sign Letter of Intent to build upon successful clinical affiliation

Building on a history of successful collaboration to improve the health of residents across northern and central New Jersey, CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System have signed a Letter of Intent to create a unique model for health system co-ownership. Upon completion of this expanded ...

How Sweet! Check Out These NJ Honey Farms During National Honey Month

September 17, 2020

NEW JERSEY — September is widely recognized as National Honey Month. This month typically marks the end of the honey collection season for beekeepers across the US.

You don’t have to be arms deep in a beehive to appreciate the thick, golden stuff that makes everything sweeter. The Garden State has a number of bee and honey farms that produce high-quality, local raw ...