Education

Four Students from Scotch Plains Make Lehigh University Dean's List for Fall 2016

BETHLEHEM, PA -- Students at Lehigh University attained Dean's List in Fall 2016. This status is granted to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while carrying at least 12 hours of regularly graded courses.

  • Jackson Cochran-Carney of Scotch Plains
  • Justin Glock of Scotch Plains
  • Jonathan Kriney of Scotch Plains
  • Emma Strong of Scotch Plains

For more than 150 years, Lehigh University (lehigh.edu) has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. The school is among the nation's most selective, highly ranked private research universities. Lehigh's four colleges - College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business and Economics, College of Education and the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science - provide opportunities to 7,000 students to discover and grow in a learning community that promotes interdisciplinary programs with real-world experience.

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Union County College Closed Tuesday March 14 Due to Pending Storm

March 13, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ - Due to the impending snow storm, all campuses of Union County College will be closed on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

Home Staging Tips for a Successful Sale

First impressions are lasting. So it makes sense that to get the best value when selling your home, you should start with its curb appeal to entice potential buyers to come inside your home. When likely buyers enter the front door, you want them to realize this is the home for them to create new memories.

A Realtor can help you to identify small household changes, both outside and in, that ...

Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Tip of the Month – The Dangers of Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers

Parents know the importance of keeping their children’s hands as germ-free as possible, and besides hand washing, hand sanitizers are often the go-to choice when water is not available.  After all, these products are purported to kill many different types of microorganisms.  What could be safer?

Now comes some news that these products may also be dangerous for our ...

St. Patrick's Day Festival Success

March 21, 2017

Dear Editor:

The Fanwood Irish Festival presented by Sheelens's Crossing on March 11th and 12th was a terrific success! The heated tent provided a perfect venue for a late-winter revelry that included performances from Blarney Stew, Michael Murphy and Billy Wilkins. Dancers from the Marie Moore School of Irish Dance and the Shea - Jennings School of Irish Dance dazzled the ...

How Can I Build a Better Relationship with My Child?

March 20, 2017

One way to help children belong is to focus on building positive relationships with them. Strong positive relationships can go a long way toward helping children learn to cooperate and be responsible. Four ingredients of strong relationships are:

Showing respect
Having fun
Giving encouragement
Showing love

Parents often complain that their children do not respect them.

Employee Training for Businesses and Non-Profits Available at UCC's Industry-Business Institute

March 23, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Industry-Business Institute (IBI) at Union County College  offers any size business or non-profit organization the opportunity to use grant funding to provide training in basic skills and/or management workshops for current employee. The IBI lends their mobile computer lab (up to 20 laptop computers) to employers who host these programs at their place of ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, March 23, 7:00 PM

Administration Building, Elizabeth

Union County Freeholders Regular Meeting

Government

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Sat, March 25, 8:00 AM

Willow Grove Presbyterian, Scotch Plains

Sharing the Quilts XXXIV

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Home & Garden

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Sat, March 25, 9:00 AM

Mother Seton Regional High School, Clark

Mother Seton Saturday Enrichment Program Begins ...

Education