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Newton High School Athlete Signs Letter of Intent for Vassar

February 21, 2017

NEWTON, NJ- Newton High School student athlete Nicole Rizzo has signed a letter of intent to attend Division III Vassar College to continue her field hockey career.  At Vassar, Rizzo intends to pursue a degree in exercise science.  

Cranford Fund for Educational Excellence to Host "Team Trivia Night"

CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Fund For Educational Excellence will hosts its second annual "Team Trivia Night", Saturday Feb. 25, at the Cranford Community Center.

The evening will have approximately 300 teachers, parents, and community members who will test their knowledge and wits about trivia.

Funds raised by CFEE go directly toward innovative educational grants written ...

Bus Drivers in Warren Township Schools Learn Powerful Communication Tools; American Sign Language

WARREN, NJ - Not surprisingly, school bus drivers must pass rigorous skills and knowledge testing, hold a commercial driver’s license, and meet vision, hearing, and other requirements. For van drivers and bus aides in the Warren Township School District, there is additional training that takes a somewhat unexpected, yet important, step further.

“This is the sign for ...

Chatham Middle School Moms Appear on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" to Talk About Emphasis of Islam in Class

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham moms Libby Hilsenrath and Nancy Gayer made their case about the Chatham Middle School's 7th Grade "World Cultures and Geography" class on national television's "Tucker Carlson Tonight" show, which aired on the Fox News Channel 9 p.m. Monday night.

The Chatham residents told how they questioned the emphasis on Islam in the class at the ...

See Sgt. Thomas Rich of STOPit in Warren on Feb. 22

WARREN, NJ - Is your child on Instagram, music.ly, Minecraft, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Oovoo, Skype, Kik, Vine or playing games on-line or POKÉMON GO ? Thinking about getting your child a smartphone or do they already have one?

Learn how to protect them and see Sgt. Tom Rich, the Cyber-Safety expert for STOPit, at Watchung Hills on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in the ...

Canadian Actress Emily Hampshire Visits Union High School

UNION, NJ - Award-winning Canadian film and television actress Emily Hampshire visited Union High School last week.

Hampshire stopped in to Mr. Mosser’s Advanced Musical Theatre Class offering her insight into the film and television industry and shared her story of how she made her dream become a reality. Starting at an early age, Hampshire focused on her goals, she said.

“Snapshots… Black History in Plainfield” on Exhibit at Freeholders Gallery

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to present “Snapshots… Black History in Plainfield,” an exhibit of twenty photos and text, curated and written by Plainfield Public Library’s Local History Department, headed by archivist Sarah Hull.

“We’re pleased to host this evocative exhibit that celebrates many aspects of local black ...

Warren Middle School Students Make the Connection between Current and Historical Events

WARREN, NJ - Seventh graders at Warren Middle School combined research, oral presentations and a circle discussion to complete a comprehensive social studies project that linked current happenings to historical events.

Students in Bonnie Pierson’s social studies classes created a list of historical themes studied thus far and identified current issues with the same themes ...

North Plainfield Math Teacher Teresa Thompson Reflects on Career, Retirement

(Editor’s Note: Victoria Kisling is a senior at North Plainfield High School and an intern for TAPinto North Plainfield.)

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Teresa Thompson began her career in the borough 10 years ago as an eighth grade math teacher at North Plainfield Middle School before moving over to the high school where she currently teaches regular and honors algebra as well as quantitative ...

Future Scientists, Artists Shine at S.T.E.A.M. Fair

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Last week, the Mahopac School District held its second annual S.T.E.A.M. Fair at Mahopac Middle School. S.T.E.A.M. is the acronym for science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics.

S.T.E.A.M. is the integration of these disciplines that allows students to develop the ability to think outside the box and to use their knowledge and skills from these multiple areas ...

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Get Free Legal Advice about Divorce

February 21, 2017

Project Self-Sufficiency will sponsor a free seminar about issues related to Family Law on Wednesday, March 1st, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the agency’s campus, located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.   The program will address child support, grounds for divorce, court procedures, custody, alimony, parenting time, equitable distribution of assets, and other topics related to ...