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Have a passion to help the youth in our community? Come to an Information Session to hear more about becoming a CASA Volunteer for a child in need! No special skills or experience needed!

Our sessions run about an hour and we provide information about the volunteer commitment and requirements to be a CASA, the important work that we do and how volunteer advocacy really makes a difference in ...

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Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Explore Aerodynamics 

EDISON-- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School offered abbreviated two-day after school STEM workshops focused on aerodynamics in the first two weeks of November. Under the guidance of Mrs. Andrea Barnett, Middle School science teacher and Science Department Co-Chair, pondered the question of how the program could offer a hands-on STEM program that would be safe during the pandemic and accessible to both ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Excited To Perform Virtual Fall Play

EDISON-- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison is pleased to present One Stoplight Town as its virtual fall play this year. This full-length play was written by playwright Tracy Wells and the W+H thespians will be the first to produce this new title and premiere the show on Friday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m.

One Stoplight Town is a story about people from a town so small that you might drive ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Middle School Receives Introduction To Disc Golf

EDISON, NJ-- Tim Head of Cranford, fifth grade teacher and Middle School coach at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, provided a tutorial on disc golf to sixth and seventh grade students in their physical education class. Mr. Head demonstrated some pointers on throwing and putting techniques and explained how to navigate from tee to tee on the school’s new 9 hole "Gold" ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Fourth Graders Explore and Learn Outdoors

EDISON, NJ-- The fourth-grade classes of Mrs. Ellen Ritz and Mrs. Lisa Greenberg at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison took advantage of the beautiful November weather and ventured outdoors for a day of fall fun and exploration on Nov. 6. Some called it a “Staycation” and others described it as a “Fall Fun Day.”

 It was a day of bonding and informal ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Soccer Standout Signs Letter Of Intent To Wagner College

EDISON, NJ-- Bella Wysocki of Rahway, a senior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, made it official this afternoon by signing her official National Letter of Intent to attend Wagner College and continue her outstanding soccer career.

The Wardlaw+Hartridge senior is by far the school's all-time leading scorer with 104 goals. She has also distributed 47 assists in 68 career games for ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge School Sets Three Virtual Admission Information Sessions

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison is holding three Virtual Admission Information Sessions – two on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. or 7 p.m. and one on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 9 a.m. Each session provides an opportunity to meet our Head of School, Division Heads, teachers, students and the Admission Team. 

Wardlaw+Hartridge is a coeducational, college preparatory day school enrolling ...

Union County Freeholders Remind Residents of Free Mobile App to Connect Residents with Recycling Information

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urges residents to download Recycle Coach to get reminded of their curbside recycling schedule, learn about upcoming county recycling events, get advised of any changes or interruptions to service and learn the best ways to recycle.  The free app is designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and ...

Union County’s New #SmashItDontTrashIt Campaign Makes New Green Energy from Old Halloween Pumpkins

Union County residents can put their Jack o’ Lanterns to good use after Halloween by participating in Union County’s new Pumpkin Recycling Program. The pumpkins will be collected by Union County and other local governments and brought to an organic waste recycler in Elizabeth, where they will be transformed into green energy.

“The Pumpkin Recycling Program is an easy, ...

NJ Restaurants Look to ‘Bubbles’ to Stay Afloat This Winter

November 22, 2020

In a normal winter, Mhairi Robertson tries to fill the seats inside Bistro La Source, a swanky French restaurant in Jersey City. This year, she’s trying to fill bubbles.

Robertson, the manager of the restaurant, says the six plastic dining bubbles situated in the restaurant’s parking lot is an essential part of their business plan, as indoor dining is currently capped at 12 ...

How to Make the Most of Your Downsized Thanksgiving Dinner (Recipe Included)

With the coronavirus pandemic surging forward, threatening to stomp all over our traditional get-together with relatives, Thanksgiving for many of us is going to be a lot quieter this year.

The CDC recommends that people avoid large gatherings and instead celebrate the holiday with the members of their household. As a result, a shorter guest list could require a few changes to the ...

Menendez Applauds Signing of Daniel's Law: Protection for Judges Following the Murder of North Brunswick's Judge's Son

November 22, 2020

TRENTON, N.J. – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez today stood with U.S. District Court Judge Esther Salas as Governor Phil Murphy signed Daniel’s Law, legislation named after her late son, Daniel Anderl, to better protect the privacy of judges and their families. Sen. Menendez, along with Sen. Cory Booker, renewed their call to pass federal legislation they introduced in response to the ...

Concerned Plainfield Resident Asking Mayor, etc. to Stop Deer Kill

November 19, 2020

Dear Mayor Mapp:

I am a long-time Plainfield resident in Sleepy Hollow who is very concerned and disappointed about what I've recently learned. We all go about our day expecting that our elected and appointed officials will be transparent and sensitive to all, and what I've been finding out is quite the contrary - that backroom deals are more the norm, and that data is ignored.

I am ...

Mondelez, Largest Producer of Oreos, Announces Likely NJ Site Closure

November 18, 2020

FAIR LAWN, NJ — Oh, say it's not so, OREO! The manufacturer of the cookie, and other snacks has announced it's likely to close its doors at the Fair Lawn bakery manufacturing plant in the Route 208 industrial park.

"This took us off guard," Mayor Kurt Peluso said. 

According to Mondelez's website, the company has done well during COVID-19 due to ...

The Guardian by John Grisham

The Guardians by John Grisham. (Dell, 2020)

“Duke Russell is not guilty of the unspeakable crimes for which he was convicted; nonetheless, he is scheduled to be executed for them in one hour and forty-five minutes.”

Are you hooked? I am.

When I taught Creative Writing, one of the first lessons on writing prose was, “You have to capture the reader in the first paragraph ...

Joe Apfelbaum Tells Ellen Volpe How to Go From Frustration to MOJOvation on Opportunity Calls

November 23, 2020

LONG ISLAND, NY -- Ellen Volpe, President of American Business Associates, spoke with Joe Apfelbaum, CEO of Ajax Union, on a recent episode of Opportunity Calls with Ellen Volpe.

Apfelbaum’s position as CEO of an internet-based marketing company is only one of his many roles. “Joe is a business mentor, leader, direct marketing guru, extraordinary networker, educator, ...