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Union County College Offers “Women in STEM Expo” on Oct. 10

CRANFORD – Union County College is offering a free set of classes, called “Women in STEM Expo,” on careers and experiences one could have from choosing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) major.

                The College will offer this free set of classes at its Cranford campus, located at 1033 Springfield Avenue, across from the entrance to Nomahegan Park. The class will be held on Mon. Oct. 10, 2016, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

                The first mini event of the afternoon is “Women in Engineering.” During this half hour of training, participants will work on a 3D design and learn about 3D printing and advances in the printing field. Beginning around 2:30 p.m., the group will move onto the “Chemistry Expo” where current Union County College students will be running experiments in the lab for the attendees to observe. Advisors will be available to answer questions about being a chemistry major. The final part of the day will be run by the College’s Biology Club, beginning around 3 p.m. They will run a “Biology Expo” for the students to participate in and will also be able to answer questions about being a biology major.

This program was made possible with the support from the Union County Office on Women, Department of Human Services. The class is free, but registration is required because there are a limited number of spots available. Please RSVP to

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How to Report Potholes in Union County

April 21, 2018

With the winter weather finally winding down, potholes are a frequent issue for drivers. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like you to know there are resources you can use to report them to the proper agency.

"We certainly encourage drivers and commuters to report any pothole they encounter on roads throughout Union County to the responsible authority," said ...

Cranford Man Dies after Wrong-Way Crash on Route 9

April 10, 2018

WOODBRIDGE, NJ – A Cranford man died after his car collided with another vehicle on Route 9 on Sunday.

Thomas McHugh, 88, was driving north in the southbound fast lane on Route 9, where he crashed head-on into another vehicle. On impact, one of the cars caught fire, according to Sgt. Jim Chessere of the Woodbridge Police Department.

 McHugh was taken from the scene to Robert ...

Politics IS Government in Union County

April 21, 2018

After Bruce Patrson of Garwood was stopped from speaking at the Union County freeholder meeting of March 22 regarding the politics behind refusing to give the party line to a sitting freeholder I thought this brazen suppression of free speech could not go unanswered. At the the April 19 meeting I answered with these comments.

After ten years of following government in Union County I conclude ...


- Apr 11, 2018
Clark—Carleen Nevargic, 81, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at her home ...
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