Elizabeth Girls’ Volleyball Players Selected to All Conference Teams

December 7, 2021

ELIZABETH, NJ- Six players from the Elizabeth Girls’ Volleyball team were recognized this past week by NJ Power Ranking for their individual successes throughout the 2021 season and were named on Union County Conference (UCC) All Conference Teams. 

Elizabeth senior middle blocker Jessebel Lara, No. 93 ranked blocker in the state, and sophomore setter/libero Mia Bonilla, No. 4 ranked ...

Other NJ News: Train Strike Claims Life of NJ Teen Battling Depression

December 7, 2021

RED BANK, NJ — As more details emerge about a train strike that took the life of a young man near the Red Bank train station on Saturday, the victim has been identified as Michael DeOliveira, 15, of Middletown. 

In his obituary, DeOliveira's parents shared that although their son "lost his battle with depression," his "personality was one ...

Reminder: Free Holiday Concert with Terron Brooks and The Company Men

December 8, 2021

Free drive-up concert will observe COVID-19 safety guidelines; space is still available.

Music lovers in Union County can celebrate the season with the “Soulful Holiday Show” free drive-up concert presented by the Commissioner Board, featuring Terron Brooks and The Company Men at the campus of the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools, 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains, at ...

Creative Stocking Stuffers That Won’t Break the Bank

The stocking hung by the fireplace stuffed to the brim with goodies is an iconic symbol of Christmas. They sit there just waiting to be dumped out all over the floor. And, be honest: Who wants a pair of white socks or a bag of candy coal?

These stocking stuffers are sure to bring out a “ho ho ho!” from young and old alike! From tech to coffee to fun and games for kids of all ages, ...

10 DIY Décor Ideas for Your Holiday Home

So much of the joy from the holiday season comes from entertaining. Whether you’re throwing a big bash for the neighborhood or hosting a more intimate gathering of close family and friends, filling your home with exciting and colorful decorations is a must.

Rather than buying everything pre-made, consider rounding out your décor collection with some DIY items that highlight your ...

Practical Skincare Gifts She’s Sure to Love

When it comes to gifting, we often think along the lines of gift cards, flowers, candies, and chocolates. While those items are classic crowd-pleasers, skincare can also make a great gift.

Here are practical gifts for every skincare fanatic on your list, from mask lovers to eye cream connoisseurs.

Facial Cleanser

One of the most essential needs for a woman’s skincare routine is a ...

Recognizing Veterans and Military Families Month

November 25, 2021

November 2021

Every November since 1996, Veterans and Military Families Month has been recognized as a time to honor those who have dedicated their lives in the service of our country, including their family members, care givers and survivors.

This year, I would like to draw attention to those serving in the National Guard, who have worked unstintingly in response to the COVID-19 ...