Press Releases

January 17, 2019

METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School Athletics Hall of Fame is again taking nominations for induction this year following a 17-year hiatus. Inductees must be Saint Joseph graduates, must have lettered in a varsity sport, attended the school for at least three years, and must possess a record of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The stage at the Wilkins Theater at Kean University was ablaze last week with the energy and Day-Glo tee-shirts of musicians with disabilities from Community Access Unlimited and university music majors at the group's fourth annual collaborative concert. CAU is a Union ...

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EDISON, NJ --  Middle School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison held their annual Teacher-for-a-Day program. After enjoying community-building grade-level breakfasts, students took over the Middle School and taught lessons to their peers. Adult teachers were present with each ...

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CRANFORD – Union County College President Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin was elected to serve as Chair of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) for a one year term starting in January 2019. Middle States is the regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education ...

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Hope you’re ready for an evening of awesomeness! We’re super excited to reveal the date for our Brew & Food Dinner with a top notch 5-Course meal paired with the exceptional beers from our neighbors at Two Ton Brewing. Consider it a tour of Kenilworth all in one sitting. Tickets are $80 a seat ...

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CRANFORD – Union County College Associate Professor of Biology and Head Golf Coach William Dunscombe received the Augie Eosso Award on Oct. 4 from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The Augie Eosso Award is the highest honor given to a coach and is awarded to an individual ...

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Football Sunday! It’s far from over. Come enjoy our food and beverage specials. We’ll be doing $4 Pickle Backs ALL DAY and $5 Bloody’s made with Punzone Organic Vodka ALL DAY Sunday along with $2 Chicken Lollipops to keep you munchin! Only at Ava’s Kitchen & Bar! Ava's Kitchen & Bar is ...

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METUCHEN, NJ – In the first wrestling match at the Vincent Maglio Gym on Friday, Jan. 11, undefeated Sayreville (13-0) defeated St. Joseph, 75-6, but only after Anthony Bistany (106 lbs.) got the Falcons on the board with a win by pinning his opponent, Tristian Hildalgo at 2:34. Bistany, a ...

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CRANFORD – Union County College President Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin was elected to serve as Chair of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) for a one year term starting in January 2019. Middle States is the regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of ...

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EDISON, NJ --  Middle School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison held their annual Teacher-for-a-Day program. After enjoying community-building grade-level breakfasts, students took over the Middle School and taught lessons to their peers. Adult teachers were present with each ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Ryan Petela of Clark, a senior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, joined an elite club of W+H athletes on Wednesday when he scored his 1,000th point as a Ram in a boys’ basketball game vs. Dunellen in Laidlaw Gym. The senior guard led the Rams with 19 points, including a ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Six graduates from the Class of 2018 at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison participated in a panel discussion and answered questions about the college process and their transition from high school on Young Alumni College Day in the Berry Performing Arts Center. The discussion was ...

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The township of Cranford is offering free training to anyone interested in learning how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose using naloxone (Narcan). The training will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. It is being sponsored by the ...

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CRANFORD – Union County residents who are interested in attending the College tuition-free for the spring 2019 semester should fill out the free application to Union County College and apply for financial aid as soon as possible. In September, at UCC’s Cranford campus, Governor Murphy announced ...

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Every Tuesday night at Vinny's Pizza & Pasta is Family Night where Kids Eat Free. This special runs from 4 p.m. to close is and valid for kids 12 and under.  Enjoy delicious pizza, pasta, salads, wings, seafood and more made from the freshest ingredients and in an inviting atmosphere. You ...

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Investors Bank, a longtime supporter of Family Promise, recently presented the organization with a check for $12,500 at the national nonprofit’s headquarters in Summit. The gift was the first installment of a $25,000 sponsorship of events celebrating Family Promise’s 30th anniversary this ...

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Attention all! We are now delivering through Uber Eats! Now accepting orders Sunday through Thursday ONLY - from 12 Noon till 9 p.m. Not enough time to make it over for lunch or can't find a babysitter? No need to fret, get us delivered! So don’t hesitate - download the Uber Eats app! Don't ...

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Come to Vinny's Pizza & Pasta Sunday through Thursday and enjoy two large plain pizzas for just $18.69 plus tax. Not interested in pizza? Vinny's menu also offers salads, pastas, chicken dishes, seafood, sandwiches, and more! Vinny's Pizza & Pasta is located at 28 Eastman Street ...

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CRANFORD – The Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is offering the Personal Trainer National Certification beginning in January 2019.   Start a new career this spring by becoming a certified personal trainer.  The class will be held on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and ...

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Our man Mike Buscio will be plucking strings for your enjoyment in our bar room during dinner service on Thursday, Jan. 3. Mike is an excellent guitar player that routinely plays at multiple venues in the Hoboken & Jersey City area. We’re happy to have him and hope you can make it by to take a ...

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CRANFORD – The Office of Continuing Education at Union County College has posted the spring 2019 brochure on our website at www.ucc.edu/continuing-education/current-catalog.  Courses are offered for adults, seniors and youth ages 11-18. Most courses begin in February, and online registration is ...

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CRANFORD – The Office of Continuing Education at Union County College has posted the spring 2019 brochure on our website at www.ucc.edu/continuing-education/current-catalog.  Courses are offered for adults, seniors and youth ages 11-18. Most courses begin in February, and online registration is now ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - It's a matter of tradition and for the past 20 years, being a patient at Trinitas Regional Medical Center on Christmas Day doesn't necessarily mean missing the spirit of Christmas. This year was no different! About 44 employees, volunteers, members of the community and two ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison is pleased to announce the Upper School honor rolls for the first trimester of the 2018-2019 academic year. To qualify for Honor Roll, a student must achieve a GPA of 87 or higher, without rounding, with no individual grade below 73. To ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Students from Barlow Elementary School in Plainfield spent the morning of Dec. 13 visiting with Lower School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison. The Plainfield students were accompanied by the W+H Upper School students who have been tutoring them as part of the Project ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison gather the many items collected during this year’s holiday coat drive. Pictured, from left: Ryan Brace of Scotch Plains, Alvari Mhya of Carteret, Elizabeth Ostrowski of South River, Vincent Alvarez of South Bound Brook, Director of ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Middle School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison performed for a big crowd in the Winter Concert at the Berry Performing Arts Center on Dec. 13. The 90-minute concert included performances by the Sixth Grade Band, Jazz Band, Sixth Grade Choir, Seventh and Eighth ...

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CRANFORD – Union County College and the County’s John H. Stamler Police Academy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to award college credits to graduates of the Academy. Union County College’s President Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin and Union’s Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Maris Lown ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - MD Advantage Insurance Company’s 2019 Edward J. Ill Excellence in Medicine awards program named Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s CEO Gary S. Horan as the recipient of the Outstanding Healthcare Executive Award. Horan, a resident of Sea Girt, has been the chief executive of ...

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ROSELAND – A recent survey conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind on behalf of Alzheimer’s New Jersey® found that an overwhelming majority of New Jersey residents with memory loss concerns (89%) visited a doctor to seek diagnosis. However, only about half (54%) of the physicians ...

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