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Wardlaw-Hartridge Students Lead Earth Day Celebration

April 29, 2017

EDISON, NJ - The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison celebrated Earth Day on Friday, April 21 with a variety of special indoor and outdoor activities. 

Mrs. Bonnie Farrell, botanist and parent of Sara Reiss of Fords, and Ms. Katherine Heiss of Red Bank, third grade teacher and Coordinator of Environmental Sustainability, led the Junior Kindergarten through fifth grade in planting all sorts ...

Union County College Announces College for Teens Program

CRANFORD, NJ – Union County College has announced a summer College for Teens program, sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

The program will offer students the chance to explore career options in criminal justice, healthcare or supply chain management. Any student who is enrolled in a county high school for 2017 and has a grade point average of C or better will be ...

Family Science Night Educates Wardlaw-Hartridge Community

EDISON, NJ - The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison held its second annual Family Science Night on April 20 and parents, teachers, classmates, friends and students from all three divisions were treated to a fantastic display of science. All students in grades 9-10 presented projects related to biology, chemistry, physics, engineering and many other scientific fields. 

The event went ...

Multiple Cranford Schools Receive 'Union County Kids Dig In!' Grant

CRANFORD, NJ – Walnut Avenue School, Lincoln School, Hillside Avenue School and the Calvary Nursery School and Child Care have all been awarded the “Union County Kids Dig In!” grant, to assist students in building, planting and using the proper tools and equipment to upkeep gardens. The grant was announced at the Union County Freeholders meeting on Thursday night.

The grant ...

Cranford High School Athletes to Represent CHS in Scholar Athlete Awards Program

CRANFORD, NJ - Two Cranford High School senior wrestlers, Chris Scorese and Tom DiGiovanni, will represent the school at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Annual Scholar Athlete Awards Program.

The awards are given to students who have achieved outstanding honors in both athletics and academics. The two young men were selected by a board of coaches.

“It ...

Cranford Township, High School Rank High on Niche's 2017 "Best in New Jersey" Lists

CRANFORD, NJ- Niche, an online ranking system for towns, cities, schools and more has ranked Cranford as No. 81 on its 2017 “Best Suburbs to live in New Jersey” list.

The town was also ranked No. 92 on Niche’s 2017 “Best Places to Live in New Jersey” list. Cranford was given an A rating, with an A+ for public schools, B for housing, B for jobs, A- for crime and ...

Union County College Foundation Announces Law Enforcement Scholarship Fund

CRANFORD, NJ- The Union County College Foundation hopes to establish a $10,00 fund to create an annual scholarship for police officers and their families who want to further their education, according to a press release sent by the UCC Foundation on Thursday.

The fund, titled the “Union County College Law Enforcement Scholarship Fund,” was proposed by Chief John Rodger of the ...

Cranford Police Department Announces Youth Academy Program

CRANFORD, NJ-The Cranford Police Department will host its eleventh annual Cranford Police Youth Academy from July 10 to July 14, according to press release sent by the department on April 4.

The academy is open for students graduating from sixth grade to eighth grade and will run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, according to the press release.

“The primary goal of the Cranford Police ...

"The Voice" Finalist Ali Caldwell Hosts Seventh Grade Health Bee

WESTFIELD, NJ- Ali Caldwell, a finalist on NBC’s “The Voice,” hosted the eighth annual UnitedHealthcare Health Bee at the Westfield Area YMCA.

The Bee featured seventh-grade students from Westfield’s Edison Intermediate School and Roosevelt Intermediate School, Cranford’s Orange Avenue School, Hillside Avenue School and St. Michael’s School, Garwood’s ...

Summer Youth Courses Offered at Union County College

CRANFORD, NJ – This summer the Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is expanding its course offerings for youth ages 11-18. Classes are taught by NJ certified teachers and subject matter experts that specialize in delivering high-quality youth programs. Classes begin the week of June 26 and run through August 17.

Educational classes offered include Acting, Algebra ...

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College for Teens Program at Union County College

April 25, 2017

This summer the Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is offering the 2017 College for Teens program sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

The program is offered for two sessions. Each session will be held for two weeks and will meet from Monday through Thursday. During the session students have the chance to explore and research careers in criminal ...