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Fanwood Mayor Mahr Addresses Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development

October 11, 2018

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr was a featured panelist at the recent Governor’s Conference of Housing and Economic Development in Atlantic City, NJ. Mayor Mahr shared Fanwood’s success in attracting investment, new business and more housing options.

The conference was organized to showcase how communities can and should work across boundaries to develop partnerships that ...

Girls Soccer: Johnson Crusaders Defeat Linden HS on Senior Night

CLARK, NJ-  Before their game Tuesday night, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders girls varsity team honored their senior players with a Senior Night ceremony on the field.

Simone Yanagacio, Natalya Torres, Nicole Buczynski, Gianna Nieves, Kylee Zawacki, Erica Symzack, Nadia Kolfenbach, Cecilia Puentes, Carolyn Racanelli, Sarah English, Rachel Papa, Colleen Sullivan, Camila Howard ...

Pocketbook, Accessories, and Costume Jewelry Sale Coming to the Clark Public Library

CLARK, NJ - The Friends of the Clark Library will be hosting a Pocketbook, Accessories, and Costume Jewelry Sale at the library on Sunday September 30, from 1-4 p.m.   All proceeds will benefit library programming and more.  


Here is a pricing preview:

All jewelry - Only $1.00
Large purses - $5.00
Small purses-$3.00
Wallets - $2.00
Belts, ties, ...

Linden Businesses Set to Participate in Annual “Taste of Elizabeth”

ELIZABETH, NJ - Several Linden restaurants and businesses have agreed to join the Rotary Club of Elizabeth in celebrating 101 years of service to the Greater Elizabeth Community during its annual food-tasting event.

The “Taste of Elizabeth” event will take place on Monday, October 15, from 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel located at 1000 Spring Street in Elizabeth.

A ...

Cranford Centennial Village Group’s Music Fest to Be Held on September 15

CRANFORD, NJ - On Saturday, September 15, the Centennial Village Group of Cranford will be holding its 11th Music Fest outside of Lincoln School in Cranford, NJ.  The event begins at 4 p.m., with music and festivities lasting until 9 p.m.  Admission is free.

Bring your lawn chair and enjoy an evening of fun family entertainment, featuring live music from local artists.  The ...

The Debate About Marijuana Legalization Continues

HILLSIDE, NJ - While New Jersey lurches toward legalizing recreational marijuana, one Newark lawmaker is leading the conversation against it. 

State Sen. Ron Rice (D-Essex), who on Monday hosted a town hall in Hillside, believes the current legalization bill would lead to more foreclosures in Newark, drive up the health care costs and do little to address the racial disparities in ...

Downtown Somerville Alliance Director Resigns, Takes Job in Roselle Park

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Beth Anne Macdonald, hired in 2012 to oversee the redevelopment of the borough’s burgeoning Main Street retail and restaurant district, has resigned as executive director of the Downtown Somerville Alliance.

She begins work Sept. 4 as the Economic Development Director of Roselle Park in Union County, a town half the geographic size of Somerville’s 2.3 square miles, ...

Garry Pastore, Scotch Plains Native and HBO’s 'Deuce' Actor, Will Attend NJ Golden Door Film Festival with Two Films

JERSEY CITY, NJ -- Actor Garry Pastore portrays NYPD Detective John Belson in the new film Sarah Q, directed by John Gallagher. Sarah Q will make its World Premiere at The Golden Door International Film Festival in Jersey City during the weekend of September 21. This film is the third collaboration between Pastore and writer/director Gallagher.

Additionally, Pastore is in ...

Union County College Partners with Warren County Community College to Train Students as Physical Therapist Assistants

PLAINFIELD, NJ – Union County College (UCC) and Warren County Community College (WCCC) have established an agreement to provide students at WCCC with the opportunity to earn their Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Associate degree from UCC.

UCC's President Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin was joined by WCCC's President Dr. William Austin to sign a Memorandum of ...

Drag Queen Story Hour Coming to Rahway

RAHWAY, NJ - A program featuring a man dressed as a woman who sings, tells stories and does crafts with children is coming next week to the Rahway Train Station Plaza.

The program, called Drag Queen Story Hour, is supposed to foster "awareness of gender diversity," as well as promote self-acceptance and build empathy. It features a drag queen known as "Harmonica ...


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