Wardlaw+Hartridge Young Alumni Speak with Parents’ Association

EDISON-- Five Wardlaw+Hartridge graduates from the Class of 2020 participated in a virtual panel discussion on Zoom in last Friday’s W+H Parents’ Association meeting. Twenty parents, representing all three divisions, attended the session, which was moderated by Chris Teare, Director of College Counseling, and Sarah Honan, Associate Director of College Counseling.

The panel ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Running Food Drive for MLK Day

EDISON-- In celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison is holding a food drive. Although the pandemic has prevented the school from hosting its fourth annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on campus, the school remains committed to supporting his dreams of friendship, peace, love, equal opportunity and unity.

W+H families will ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Winter Teams Begin Practice

EDISON-- The basketball and cheer teams at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison began practice on Tuesday, Jan. 12. Middle School basketball players worked out in Plumeri Gym from 3:15-4:15, with Upper School athletes taking the courts afterward. Cheer teams in both divisions conducted their practice sessions on the stage in the Berry Performing Arts Center. All athletes wore masks ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Young Alumni Share Experiences on College Day

EDISON--Seven recent graduates from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison participated in a virtual panel discussion on Zoom and answered questions about the college process and their transition from high school on Young Alumni College Day. Separate discussions with W+H juniors and seniors were moderated by Chris Teare, Director of College Counseling, and Sarah Honan, Associate Director of ...

Cranford BOE: Petschow, Carbone, and Mallon Begin New Terms

January 11, 2021

CRANFORD - Kurt Petschow, Jr., Lisa A. Carbone, and Kristen Mallon were sworn into new three-year terms on the Cranford Board of Education at the Jan. 4 virtual reorganization meeting.

Certified vote totals from the 2020 election for the three were as follows:

Kristen Mallon - 9,715
Lisa A. Carbone - 9,646
Kurt Petschow, Jr. - 9,047

The board also nominated ...

County Announces Free COVID-19 Mobile Unit Testing January 21

January 20, 2021

Saliva tests to be offered in Clark; Union County residents only, no appointment needed.

The Union County Board of Commissioners informs all residents that the Union County Mobile Test Unit will provide free COVID-19 saliva tests on Thursday, January 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Oak Ridge Park, located at 136 Oak Ridge Road in Clark.

No car is required and no appointment is ...

Union County Opens COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Portal

January 14, 2021

Only those eligible to receive the vaccine are being permitted to register on the county site, officials said.

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county opened its online registration system for the COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday, one day before the vaccines are being made available to residents 65 and older and certain people with chronic medical conditions.

Union County ...

Deer Hunt Opponents Protest at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Organized by the Animal Initiative Committee, a group of concerned residents gathered at the entrance to Cedar Brook Park Sunday to sign a petition and protest a deer hunt that is currently underway in Plainfield.

In 2018, the last time a hunt was conducted at the Cushing Road Retention Basis, hunters took ten deer.

Then, at a council meeting in September 2019, ...

COVID-19: Union County to Start Vaccinating Eligible Healthcare Workers Thursday

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county will begin vaccinating healthcare workers Thursday, officials said.

Health care personnel eligible under the state’s guidelines to receive the vaccine must make their appointments through the county’s registration webpage starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, officials said in a press release.

“As more supplies become available, we will announce ...

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7 Tricks for Making the Best Winter Soups

January 18, 2021

There’s nothing like a steaming pot of soup to take off the chill on a cold day. Want to up your winter soup game? We’ve got seven simple tricks to make your favorites even better:

1. Save the bones from your roasted chicken (including storebought rotisserie chicken) in the freezer to make stock. The roasted bones will give your soups more flavor than raw.

2. Need to swap ...

Westfield Area YMCA Announces Summer Camp January Early Bird Registration

Bring back the fun this summer! The Westfield Area YMCA provides a safe, engaging, and meaningful camp experience with enriching activities, fitness, fun, social and emotional learning, and much more. The camp curriculum promotes teamwork, enhances self-esteem and builds skills while incorporating the Y core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Camp registration is now ...