Press Releases

November 18, 2018

EDISON, NJ -- Students in all three divisions at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison performed during two 90-minute shows to celebrate World Language Day on Nov. 9 in the Berry Performing Arts Center. Esther Faus, World Language Department Chair, opened the program with a welcome and ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Middle School at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison held its fall afterschool STEAM workshop, which focused on programming, coding and design thinking, from Nov. 5-9. The students were taught how to use MIT's Scratch programming by a team of instructors that was led by Marc ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - The public is welcome to attend the Annual Advent Mass and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony  at Saint Joseph High School on Saturday, December 8, 2018. The afternoon's events include: 4:45 p.m. Bell Concert presented by Saint Matthew the Apostle Bell Choir held in the Vincent ...

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Updated: 5:53 p.m. Nov. 11 WESTFIELD, NJ – An 8.3-acre park on the town’s border with Garwood is home to a regulation size ice hockey rink, at least for the next three months. Several hundred people gathered for the formal opening of the Westfield Rink on Sunday, a temporary ice rink housed ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - Know a student that soars through math challenges without hesitation?  Have a Math whiz in the family?  It's time to get them to sign up for the Saint Joseph High School Annual Mathematics Competition.    The event is open to any New Jersey students in grades seven or eight.   The ...

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A well-known food company recalled two brand-name food products after four customers reported finding metal parts in their food. One of the world’s best-selling auto brands faced an airbag recall. And lettuce grown in Arizona caused dozens of illnesses in 35 states.   Product recalls like these ...

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The Presbyterian Women’s group cordially invites members of the community to join us for our November gathering on Thursday, November 15 at noon in the Parish House Lounge of the Presbyterian Church in Westfield, 140 Mountain Ave. Our speaker will be Sustainable Haus owner, Janette Spiezio, who ...

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During the months of November and December, The Wednesday Morning String Chamber Ensemble will entertain residents at several senior and health care centers, three of which are located in Cranford. Directed by Janet Lyman, the group will perform on November 14 at Atria Senior Living on Jackson ...

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UNION, NJ - Kean Stage is ringing in the holiday season on December 9 with Snowkus Pocus, a dazzling cirque-tacular show that’s fun for the entire family! Snowkus Pocus tells the story of a young girl who is whisked away to an enchanted winter wonderland where she encounters the colorful characters ...

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EDISON, NJ -- On Sunday, Nov. 4, students, faculty, parents and friends from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison joined to help support Interfaith RISE's annual walk-a-thon.  Upper School students helped direct participants, worked the registration table, and held signs during the ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison recently observed Red Ribbon Week from Oct. 23-31. This positive campaign to promote healthy lifestyles was a huge success. The Red Ribbon Team comprised of juniors who attended the Young Women’s Conference last May led many of the activities ...

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Dog found running across Mountain Avenue in Westfield with her leash attached. Described as a very friendly little black dog. Taken to Westfield Police Department. If you recognize her, call Westfield Police at 908-789-4000.  

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Two River Community Bank has announced the addition of Jeff Halverstadt as Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer serving the central and northern New Jersey area. Mr. Halverstadt brings more than 30 years of commercial banking experience to Two River Community Bank. Prior to joining Two ...

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GARWOOD - November 5th was a rainy, dark Monday morning, but inside 110 Center Street in Garwood, the feeling was warm and buzzing with cheer! Young preschoolers were enjoying the first day in their new spacious classrooms. This day marks a fresh start for Spring Academy preschoolers as they moved ...

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It has come to our attention that The Committee to Elect Ileen Cuccaro for Mayor of Garwood has made dishonest claims about Westfield 20/20 in political flyers, and the Garwood Republican Committee has made similar claims on its Facebook page. In the spirit of values put forth by the Committee ...

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This Sunday at the Jadwin Gymnasium in Princeton NJ three recent graduates form Cranford High School will be representing their Universities on the mat. All three wrestlers were State placers for the Cranford Cougars during their tenure and have since moved on to successful starts at the D1 ...

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Union County residents who wish to use a Vote-by-Mail ballot in time for the November 6 General Election may apply for one in person at the County Clerk’s offices in Elizabeth and Westfield on Friday, November 3, Saturday, November 4, and Monday, November 5. Voters may also use the County Clerk’s ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Bronwyn Russell of East Windsor, an eighth-grader at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, saved two of her best races for the end of her Middle School career.  In her final home meet on Oct. 23, Bronwyn broke her own girls’ mark and also eclipsed the boys’ course record with a ...

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CRANFORD – At the September 25, 2018 Joint Meeting of the Union County College Boards of Trustees and Governors, two new members were sworn in. Miguel A. Merino, of Elizabeth, will serve as a new Trustee. Edward J. Chrystal, Jr., of Scotch Plains, will serve as a new Governor. Union County College ...

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Come check out Cycle Studio in Clark during their Open House on Sunday November 4 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  We will be hosting FREE 30 minute CLASSES throughout the day.  Sign up for free Cycling, Barre, Pilates, Bootcamp and TRX classes! Get all these great workouts in one place.  We don't ...

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Join Us at Our Free Shred Day! Saturday, November 3 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.    Cranford Branch 245-249 North Avenue West Cranford, NJ 07016 908.931.0050 Shred It and Forget It. Protect against fraud and identity theft. Bring up to 3 medium sized boxes ...

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CRANFORD – The Union County College Women’s Soccer Team will compete in the 2018 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women’s Soccer National Championship Tournament from November 8-11, in Rockford, IL. This past weekend, the Lady Owls were named the Region XIX Champions when they ...

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Autumn is in the air and this means it's time for property owners to start preparing for the upcoming cold weather. To prevent harsh winter weather from affecting your property, residential or commercial, preparation is key. Here are some pointers to keep your property running as smooth as ice ...

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The Union County Rape Crisis Center seeks volunteer advocates to join its crisis response team after completing a training course in November and December. Training will be held during daytime business hours. The Rape Crisis Center is a volunteer program run by the Union County Department of ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Bella Wysocki of Rahway, a sophomore at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, scored two goals and boosted her season total to 43 to fuel her team to a historic 3-1 triumph at Edison in the GMC quarterfinals. Bella also propelled herself to the top of the school's all-time scoring ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- The Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival is a biennial event held in Newark, NJ. It is the largest poetry event in North America and takes place over four days and brings together the "most-celebrated, diverse and vibrant poets and spoken word artists" in the United States.  On ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Stan DeLaurentiis of Plainfield, a senior at The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison, certainly represented his school and country well at the Chinese Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition. The event, held in Kunming City of southwest China's Yunnan Province, featured 110 teams of ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Emma's Brick Oven is serving up some seasonal specials and fresh twists on Italian this weekend.  Grab some dining mates, a bottle of wine and head over for a flavorful evening.

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As the November 6 General Election draws near, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds residents that official, certified election results always include Vote-by-Mail ballots and provisional ballots in the final count. “Some voters have been led to believe that Vote-by-Mail ballots are not ...

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On November 7th, the Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Pride in Cranford Awards Dinner will be held from 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. at the Galloping Hill Caterers, 325 Chestnut Street, Union, NJ. As in prior years, the nominations for those receiving the awards are sent in by the residents of Cranford and ...

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