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Holy Trinity School Spotlight - PreK4 and PreK4+

A day in the Holy Trinity School PreK-4 and PreK-4Plus program is always exciting! The PreK -4 year old program at Holy Trinity Mountainside Campus is based on the knowledge that a child’s early years are ones of tremendous development – physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual. The curriculum challenges the child to develop through experience with language, mathematics, ...

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Mon, February 27, 9:00 AM

Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield

The Museum of Uncut Funk Presents "Funky Turns 40"

Arts & Entertainment

Mon, February 27, 12:00 PM

Cedar Brook Park, Plainfield

Mobile Paper Shredding Event

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Tue, February 28, 9:00 AM

Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield

The Museum of Uncut Funk Presents "Funky Turns 40"

Arts & Entertainment

Union County College Hires New Dean

February 27, 2017

CRANFORD – Dr. Bernard A. Polnariev joins Union County College’s administration as the new Dean of Curriculum, Accreditation, and American Honors. Dr. Polnariev brings more than 18 years of experience in higher education to Union, having previously served as an academic administrator, researcher, and an adjunct instructor.

As the Dean of Curriculum, Accreditation, and American ...

3 New Brunswick Men Charged in Mugging Turned Murder

February 26, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Authorities have lodged murder and robbery charges against three city residents in connection with this weekend’s stabbing death of a man on Hamilton Street.

Maneul “Manny” Maldonado, 20, Jose David “Sparky” Vasquez-Rivera, 18, and Xavier “Caballo” Sanchez-Parral are being held on those charges at this time, according to a ...

Watchung Reservation Mountain Biking

February 26, 2017

A proposal is working its way to the Union County Freeholders to cut almost 13.5 miles of new trails in the beautiful and historic Watchung Reservation, to be used exclusively for off road mountain bikes. These bikes are designed for rough terrain and stunts.

Mountain biking and hiking are incompatible.  A bike might be travelling 30 miles an hour down a narrow winding path when it meets ...

Union County Prosecutor’s Office Launches Twitter Account

February 27, 2017

In an effort to better connect and engage with the local public and news media, the Union County Prosecutor’s Office today is launching an official Twitter account, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Monday.

The account, @UCPONJ, is live now, and will be managed by Prosecutor’s Office Director of Communications Mark Spivey.

“Transparency and ...

Summit Medical Group Offers Five Things Parents Should Know about the Measles

February 20, 2017

Measles is making headlines again in the new year. An infant who had not been vaccinated and an adult who traveled overseas were recently diagnosed with the highly contagious disease in North Jersey. In 2016, there was not a single case reported in the garden state.

“It is concerning to see a disease that had once been eliminated in the U.S. resurfacing in our area,” says Daniel E.

I Loved Her at the Movies by Robert J. Wagner and Scott Eyman

I Loved Her at the Movies: Memories of Hollywood’s Legendary Actresses by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman (Viking, 2016)

 

I Loved Her at the Movies, by veteran actor Robert J. Wagner, begins with his first encounter with a major screen star, Norma Shearer. At the age of eight, Wagner was a school mate of Irving Thalberg, Jr., Shearer’s son. One notable weekend Thalberg ...

‘Moon over Buffalo’ Makes for Slash-Dash Fun at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ – Once again, playwright Ken Ludwig is having a New Jersey moment. His fast-paced comedy "Moon Over Buffalo" from 1995 is receiving a rip roaring production by the Chatham Players.

The plot centers on a theatrical couple, George and Charlotte Hay, who spend most of their careers touring smaller cities throughout the area. So we hear references to Rochester and ...