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University Heights Charter School administrator is an accomplished author of children's books

January 9, 2022

Shontell McQueen received her “boost of confidence” years ago that now has translated in her skills to deliver that same sort of message to children.

Ms. McQueen was an undergraduate student at Kean University in Union when her English professor took notice of her strength in writing that has resulted in her success as an author.

“My English professor expressed to me that ...

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties Finds New Home in Downtown Newark Building

January 18, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – The Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties organization will now be housing its services in the prominent 550 Broad St. building in downtown Newark, allowing the organization to privately conduct interviews with children and their families to match them with potential adult volunteers.

The downtown Newark office building is currently ...

OPINION: Overcoming Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s “Mountains” Might Be the Key to Ending the Pandemic

January 16, 2022

“We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. And what affects one directly affects all indirectly. For some strange reason, I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. And you can never be what you ought to be until I am what I ought to be.” – The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Last week, ...

NJ Navy Veteran Turning 100 Years Old

January 17, 2022

FLEMINGTON, NJ - World War II Navy veteran, and Flemington resident, Bill Watkinson will celebrate his 100th birthday on Jan. 23 – and residents are invited to celebrate with him.

Watkinson was stationed on the USS Yorktown from 1942 to 1946. By 1943, he was a Navy test pilot, certifying aircraft and delivering them to the U.S. fleet abroad, and, in 1944, he was certified as a fighter ...