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Six Rising Star Award Nominations and Three Honorable Mentions Hooks “Big Fish”

May 23, 2017

RAHWAY, NJ - From within a sea of musical productions overflowing with talent this year from New Jersey’s high schools, Rahway High School’s production of “Big Fish” has been honored with six Paper Mill Playhouse “Rising Star Award” nominations, along with an additional three citations of honorable mention.

The student musical directed and choreographed by ...

Auditions for Fearless Icon Winner's Dream Show to be Held in Rahway

Auditions: 6/12, 6/14 from 6:30-10:30 PM.
Callbacks: 6/18 from 6:30-10:30 PM.
Location: The Union County Performing Arts Center’s Hamilton Stage, 360 Hamilton Street, Rahway, NJ

Those auditioning are asked to come prepared to sing a 16 to 32 bar cut of a Sondheim song NOT from COMPANY, or an appropriate style song. An accompanist will be provided. Please bring your own ...

“Swinging with Sinatra” Performance Profits to Benefit Children’s Specialized Hospital

Rahway, NJ - The Swinging with Sinatra, A Tribute to Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack event will take place at 8:00 PM on June 3 at Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving St, Rahway, NJ 07065. All profits from the event will be donated to Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation.

Jesse Posa, one of the leading Frank Sinatra impersonators in the country, stars in the show and ...

Storied Lives: Mother Seton Students Make a Connection to the Elderly Through Writing

May 12, 2017

CLARK, NJ - Since 2014, Mother Seton Regional High School students have been participating in Storied Lives, a program which enables imaginative and service-minded high school students to pay tribute to the elderly by writing stories about their lives.  The program was originally founded by a father and daughter, Tariq and Zeenie Sharif, in 2012 in Morristown, NJ.  The Sharifs’ ...

Sen. Menendez Kicks Off Jersey Jobs Tour Union County College Elizabeth Campus

May 23, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ – Esteven Maas needed a job. “I was out of work with a wife and two children, and it was scary. I was sending out resumes, then I got this email saying, ‘Learn to be a machinist.’ I thought, ‘Wow! that is related to what I was doing.’”

He entered the manufacturing program at Union County and had a job waiting for him at New Jersey ...

Sample Ballots Now Available on Union County Clerk Elections Website and App

Union County, NJ – Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi is pleased to announce that sample ballots for the June 6 Primary Election are now available on the Union County Votes mobile app for Apple and Android devices, and on the County Clerk’s election website at unioncountyvotes.com.

“Sample ballots are being mailed to every eligible voter as always, and these ...

Dayton Baseball Gets Top Seed in State Sectional; Defeats Rahway, 9-7, Thursday

May 19, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The day started with the official confirmation that Dayton Baseball was awarded the top seed in the upcoming NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 1 state tournament, and then ended with its 15th win of the season.

Senior Anthony Monguso had three hits, including a double, with two RBI and junior Ryan Lashuk scattered four hits over four innings with four strikeouts to get ...

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Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey Announce Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez as Master of Ceremonies for New Jersey State Youth of the Year Gala

May 19, 2017

The Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey announced today that 2016 Olympic Gold & Silver Medalist and “Dancing with the Stars” Champion Laurie Hernandez will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the NJ State Youth of the Year gala on June 6th at Montclair State University, Conference Center Ballroom in Montclair, NJ.

The Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey Youth of the Year gala ...

UC-STEP Program Donates Thousands of Pounds of Food

Union County Freeholder Linda Carter visited Debra Vizzi, President and CEO of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, on Thursday to view a “canstruction” project of 3,536 cans of tuna assembled with the assistance of local high school students. The project highlights a 6,000-pound food donation to the FoodBank organized by students participating in the Kans 4 Kids food drive under ...

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