Top Stories


Cyriacus Ibezim Inducted into the American International College Athletic Director's 3.0 Club

October 7, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, MA - Cyriacus Ibezim, of Union, majoring in Biochemistry, has been inducted into the American International College (AIC) Athletic Director's 3.0 Club. The Athletic Director's 3.0 Club recognizes the student in student-athlete by celebrating academic achievement with the overarching goal that young men and women are recognized as academic role models and serve as an ...

Isaac Kalema of Union Receives Friends of NYIT School of Architecture and Design Scholarship

OLD WESTBURY, NY - New York State Senator Elaine Phillips was the guest of honor at the September 12 NYIT School of Architecture and Design Friends Lecture at NYIT de Seversky Mansion. She spoke to students, alumni, and faculty about the architecture and design industry's impact on communities and the role government plays in the building process, including the changing of laws, modifying ...

Chauncei C Walker of Union enrolls in Clemson University

CLEMSON, SC - Chauncei C Walker of Union enrolled in Clemson University for the fall 2018 semester.

Walker's major is Undeclared.

Ranked No. 24 among national public universities, Clemson University is a major, land-grant, science- and engineering-oriented research university that maintains a strong commitment to teaching and student success. Clemson is an inclusive, student-centered ...

South Plainfield Resident Sujan Puar Participates in NJ Senior Olympics

The 2018 New Jersey Senior Olympic Games were held on September 7, 8th and 9th in Woodbridge, New Jersey.  Sujan S Puar, a South Plainfield resident and member of the South Plainfield Senior Center participated in the games.  Sujan was awarded the following medals:

Swimming – 100 yards backstroke – Gold Medal

400 Meter Run – Gold Medal

200 Meter Run - Silver ...

Quentin Harrison Enrolled at Lehigh University as Part of the Class of 2022

BETHLEHEM, PA - Lehigh University is proud to welcome the Class of 2022!

The members of the Class of 2022 represent 44 U.S. states and 43 international countries and territories and is also one of the most diverse and competitive classes ever admitted to Lehigh. These 1,200+ first-year students are welcomed into an academic environment that thrives on creativity, innovation and hard work.

Isaac Kalema Named to NYIT's Spring 2018 Dean's Honor List

OLD WESTBURY, NY - Isaac Kalema of Union was named to the NYIT Spring 2018 Dean's Honor List.

Kalema, a Architecture major, was among 630 students named. To qualify, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than ...

Reece Young, a South Plainfield, NJ Native, Achieves Summer 2018 Dean's List at Belmont University

NASHVILLE, TN (08/27/2018)-- Reece Young, of South Plainfield, NJ (07080), qualified for Belmont University's Summer 2018 Dean's List. Eligibility for the summer session is based on a minimum 9-hour course load over 10 weeks and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.

Belmont Provost Dr. Thomas Burns said, "This achievement indicates that these students have ...

Union's Danielle Burrell Named to University of Miami's President's Honor Roll

UNION, NJ - Union resident Danielle Burrell has been named to the University of Miami's President's Honor Roll for the spring semester.  Burrell is beginning her junior year there this fall.

Burrell also received a Certification of Completion for her six-week summer internship program at Howard University in the Summer Health Professions Education Program.



Butrico Graduates from United States Marine Corp Officer Candidate School

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Lifelong resident Charles Joseph Butrico graduated Aug. 11 from the United States Marine Corp Officer Candidate School in Quantico, VA and commissioned as a Second Lieutenant. He is the son of South Plainfield natives Vincent and Maria Butrico. 

Butrico is a 2014 graduate of Saint Joseph High School in Metuchen and a 2018 graduate of Boston College where ...

Christopher Marrone Graduates from Sherman College and Opens Chiropractic Office

Christopher A. Marrone, 2010 graduate of South Plainfield High School, 2014 graduate of Rutgers University and 2018 graduate of Sherman College of Chiropractic, has opened a chiropractic office at 45 River Road, Suite 1 in Summit. As a student, Dr. Marrone won multiple awards and served on a mission trip to Haiti. He is very excited to take his skills and experience into ...


Sign Up for E-News