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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Grace Park Stepping Down as Union County Prosecutor; Thomas Isenhour to Take Over Role

September 12, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ — Acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park is going to work for PSEG after more than four years of public service, she announced Friday. Thomas K. Isenhour, a 33-year veteran of the office who formerly served as first assistant prosecutor under Park, has been appointed to take her place.

“With over three decades of experience prosecuting defendants and ...

Whether You’re Selling Your Home or Want More Peace

Realtors always advise home sellers to eliminate clutter when selling their homes because it makes a remarkable difference. A clutter-free home can look like a new one altogether, and you shouldn’t wait until you sell your home to make it look better. Furthermore, clutter can have adverse effects and cause mental and physical stress. You can take steps to conquer your clutter by breaking ...

Help Save Sabattis Adventure Camp for Our Boy Scouts

September 10, 2017

Dear Editor:

All of the other troops think that Blackfoot is the worst campsite at Sabattis Adventure Camp. That’s because it’s the furthest walk to the center of camp. Troop 77 knows that Blackfoot is the best campsite at Sabattis. We’ve been camping at that campsite every summer for years, far longer than our current scouts or their older brothers can remember.

Caring for a Chronically Ill Child Impact the Entire Family

September 14, 2017

September is Pain Awareness Month. It’s not easy balancing your care giving role and other parts of your life when you care for someone with a chronic health condition. Taking care of a chronically ill child, parent, spouse, or friend can be one of the most draining and difficult tasks we can face.

I have experienced chronic pain through my adult daughter’s illness; ...

Girls Tennis: Union Catholic Improves to 5-1 with Win over Roselle

September 20, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ -- The Union Catholic girls tennis team continued its strong season with a 5-0 victory over Roselle on Tuesday at Warinanco Park in Elizabeth. Union Catholic improved to 5-1 with a dominating performance as the Vikings won all 10 sets and dropped five games in the triumph.

In singles play, Manya Trehan won at first singles, 6-1, 6-0. Ivana Wijedasa was victorious at ...

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