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Baker from Kenilworth to Appear on Television Bake-Off Show, "Bake It Like Buddy"

September 7, 2018

UNION, NJ - When Juan Fernando Lopez came to the United States from Honduras, he never dreamed that someday he’d own a renowned, successful bakery.  And he never could have imagined that one day he would be a contestant on a television bake-off show.

But Lopez, owner of Conca D’Oro Pastry Shop on Stuyvesant Avenue in Union, did just that -- and more.  Lopez will appear on ...

Kenilworth School Board Honors Jazmine Shaw

September 13, 2018

KENILWORTH, NJ - The race relations efforts of Jazmine Shaw, a junior at David Brearly High School, were recently recognized by the Kenilworth School Board.

The board publicly noted that Shaw was honored earlier this year by the alumni of Princeton University. At a reception in Newark, she was given a certificate of accomplishment as a finalist for the annual Princeton University ...

Baker from Kenilworth to Appear on Television Bake-Off Show, "Bake It Like Buddy"

September 7, 2018

UNION, NJ - When Juan Fernando Lopez came to the United States from Honduras, he never dreamed that someday he’d own a renowned, successful bakery.  And he never could have imagined that one day he would be a contestant on a television bake-off show.

But Lopez, owner of Conca D’Oro Pastry Shop on Stuyvesant Avenue in Union, did just that -- and more.  Lopez will appear on ...

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Elizabeth Rotary to Hold 12th Annual “Taste of Elizabeth”

September 19, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Rotary Club of Elizabeth will be celebrating 101 years of service to the Greater Elizabeth Community, by featuring its unique annual food-tasting event, the “Taste of Elizabeth” on Monday, October 15, from 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel located at 1000 Spring Street in Elizabeth.

A record number of new restaurants and food vendors have joined this ...

'Age of Innocence' captures Wharton's 1870s New York

‘Age of Innocence’ captures Wharton’s 1870’s New York

By LIZ KEILL

PRINCETON, NJ – Leave it to author Edith Wharton to decode the lives of staid, wealthy New Yorkers as she does so hauntingly in her Pulitzer Prize winning novel, “The Age of Innocence.”

Douglas McGrath adapted the novel for a stirring, 95-minute production at the McCarter Theatre ...

'Brick City' takes on high school angst

‘Brick City’ takes journey through high school angst

By LIZ KEILL

UNION, NJ – Premiere Stages at Kean University presents a new play by Nicole Pandolfo. “Brick City” is an exploration of two seniors in high school and their search for meaningful lives, while their teacher/mentor, Veronica, is also turning her life around.

There are a number of loose ends in ...

Rutgers President Barchi Staying 2 More Years

September 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said.

Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said.

“Bob Barchi has been a remarkable leader for Rutgers,” board president Sandy Stewart said.  He said ...

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Mon, September 24, 7:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

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Fri, September 28, 6:30 PM

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Bullies to Buddies Training to be held at Imagine

September 20, 2018

On September 27th from 6:30-8:00, Imagine, a Center for Coping with Loss is offering a Bullies to Buddies training.  Bullying is a challenge for many students, but grieving children and youth are more likely to be bullied or become a bully.  The Bullies to Buddies method fosters resilience by showing how to respond to verbal aggression.  Children from 3rd grade up, parents, school ...

Crypto Currency Versus Barter

Source: There are many other forms of instruments for conducting a financial transaction for goods and services, so what are a few alternatives to hard cash, or having to use credit and debit cards? Samuel K Burlum discusses some of the more popular possibilities.

Individuals whom have lost faith in the traditional monetary system have been in search for other ways to exchange their ...