Education

August 11, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced the 2018 Union County Library Grant awards for 20 public, municipal libraries in Union County. The grants are designed to assist public libraries with funding that enriches and supports children’s programming. “Our ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The filing deadline for School Board Election Candidates was on Monday at 4 p.m. The candidate list for the November School Board Election is as follows. There are three seats up this year for the three-year term and nine residents have filed for those three seats.  City of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth School District High held its graduation this past week at Williams Field in Elizabeth. This year the district graduated 1,351 students from its senior class for 2018.  In a letter to the graduating class, Little wrote:  “Congratulations to all my District Senior ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Seventy-six students received their nursing diplomas at the Trinitas School of Nursing's 160th Convocation Ceremony held recently at St. Michael's Church in Cranford.  Surrounded by family, friends, and staff that supported their efforts every step of the way, sixty-eight women ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central, and Southern New Jersey held a grand opening for their new, state-of-the-art health center in Elizabeth, NJ.  The new health center that is conveniently located in downtown Elizabeth will serve the reproductive health needs of the local ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Ten students and two teachers from Elizabeth High School were at the State House on Monday as the quests of Assemblywoman Annette Quijano. The students were shown the ins and outs of the legislature as they toured the Assembly and Senate committee rooms and joined Quijano on the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Twenty deserving graduates from Elizabeth High School received a record total of $35,000 from The Albert & Louise Davis Scholarship Fund of the Rotary Club of Elizabeth at a special meeting of the Rotary Club held today at the Garden Restaurant, Union.  These “American Dream” ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth students were given the opportunity to observe municipal business as part of the 64th Annual Youth in Government Day. The event held on May 22, was chaired by First Ward Councilman Carlos L. Torres.  “Youth in Government Day is a unique opportunity that offers an ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - This week is Teachers Appreciation Week and one Elizabeth student went out of his way to show his teachers how much he appreciates them giving the awards. Kason Little a Student Advocate Coordinator in Elizabeth created V.I.T. – VERY IMPORTANT TEACHER awards and presented them to ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Students from the Elizabeth Public School, in grades 8-12 recently completed a beautification project on Elizabeth Avenue, painting decorative murals on Traffic Utility Boxes at seven locations throughout the district.  The project was spearheaded by the Elizabeth Avenue ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites music fans of all ages to Rhythm and Blues by the Brook, a free outdoor music festival that will be held in Plainfield's Cedar Brook Park on Saturday, June 2.  This year’s event includes a celebration of African-American ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - During their Thursday night meeting, Union County Freeholders presented resolutions to the winners of the 2018 Union County Arbor Day Poetry Contest. Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Linda Carter presented the resolutions to the students. One ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Triggered by the Parkland High school shooting in Florida this past February, New Jersey high school students and public officials, including members of Governor Murphy’s administration, gathered together at Kean Universities roundtable to discuss the ongoing gun violence issue ...

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Trenton, NJ—More than 500 charter school parents, educators and advocates from across the state gathered at the Statehouse in Trenton Monday for a CharterStrong Parent Action Day rally to celebrate New Jersey’s 50,000 public charter school children and to raise awareness of the more than 35,000 ...

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UNION, NJ – Over 500 students, parents, public officials, and activists marched and gathered in Union Saturday morning for the Union County ‘March for Our Lives’ event.  The student-led march, which called on the U.S. government for stricter gun laws and memorialized the 17 people killed in ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Approximately 6,000 Elizabeth H.S. students took part in the national walk-out on Wednesday afternoon, raising their voices and concerns about gun violence to federal, state, county and local officials at town halls held at each of Elizabeth’s schools. The district arranged and ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ  - Teacher Training programs at Trailside will be offered this spring for teachers of students in Kindergarten through grade twelve starting March 15. Project WET, a teacher training program for teachers K – 12 will be offered on Thurs. March 15 from 9 a.m.. to 3 p.m.  This ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Things are looking brighter at the Elmora Branch Library, and it’s not just your imagination!  With the help of the New Jersey Office of Clean Energy Direct Install Grant, the Elizabeth Public Library recently upgraded all the lighting at the Elmora Branch. Cost of the project is ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Officials for Elizabeth Public Schools have announced that all public schools will be closed for Thursday, March 8 as crews continue to plow roads and remove downed trees and power-lines.  TAPintoElizabeth.net is Elizabeth’s free daily news source. Sign up for our daily eNews and ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Parents and caregivers from Elizabeth, Roselle and Roselle Park attended the second "Hidden in Plain Sight” event hosted by the Roselle Everett Hatcher Prevention Coalition, Roselle Police Dept. and Prevention Links at St. Joseph the Carpenter School in Roselle last week.  “Hidden ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health is continuing to investigate the cause of the passing of Daniela Genaro who attended Nicholas LaCorte - Peterstown School No. 3 after it was confirmed that the student had been diagnosed with influenza. Officials say, it "presently remains unclear ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth School District has reported that one student has died from Influenza (Flu). “It is with great sadness that I must report to you that the Elizabeth School District has lost one of its own,”  Elizabeth Superintendent of Schools Olga Hugelmeyer wrote in a letter to ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Kason Little 18, and a “Student Advocate” at John E. Dwyer Technology Academy in Elizabeth received a surprise when he opened his email to find a response from President Obama. According to Little, he emailed President Barack Obama in October to let him know how much he is missed ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Applications are now being accepted for the Union County Freeholder Scholars Program. The program helps eligible students by giving them an opportunity to attend Union County College (UCC) tuition-free. “A college education should be available to any qualified student ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – No snow…no problem. Whether it snows or not, there will be a Klondike Derby and, on Saturday the derby took place, with not even a snowflake to be seen, much less a snowbank. Dozens of teams pulled, pushed and, in some cases, carried sleds throughout The Loop area of the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ--Throughout the months of January and February, the Elizabeth Public Library, in partnership with Trinitas Regional Medical Center and Partnership for Maternal and Child Health, is hosting a series of free information sessions for the public. According to the Centers for Disease ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ--In a year-end statement released Friday by the district, Elizabeth School Board President Stanley Neron lauded the district for improvements and the implementation of myriad initiatives this past year. “Together with our entire board, the Superintendent of Schools, central office, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Students in possession of tobacco products, including electronic smoking devices, or found smoking or vaping on school grounds will be subject to disciplinary action under a new policy adopted by the Hillsborough Board of Education. The update in the policy also includes a ...

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CRANFORD – The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has announced that Union County College Women’s Soccer player Maya Lawler, of Cranford, was named to the 2017 NJCAA Division III All-American Second Team. Ms. Lawler is the first Union County College Women’s soccer player to be ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – It’s back to the drawing board for the controversial Roselle Mind and Body Complex as the Union County freeholders this week pulled a plan to fund a big piece of the project. In their final meeting of the year, the freeholders removed from consideration the second reading of an ...

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