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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Chewy Massena, Union County College’s Men’s Basketball Star, Surpasses 1,000 Career Points

February 22, 2017

CRANFORD - Chinua “Chewy” Massena, a sophomore guard from Bloomfield and a vital member of Union County College’s Men’s Basketball team, surpassed his 1,000 career point total during the Feb. 2 game against Passaic County College. In addition to this significant achievement, he is currently leading the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III in scoring, ...

Fit to Be Fab Celebrates Heart Health Month, Offers Complimentary Sessions for New Customers

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The heart is undoubtedly our most crucial organs, and heart disease continues to be the number one cause of the death in the U.S. Because February is Heart Health month, it is time to take charge and ensure that your heart is in good shape!

The American College of Sports Medicine recommends that adults engage in a minimum of either 150 minutes ...

Will President Trump Make Real Estate Great Again?

You would think with Donald Trump’s transition from real estate mogul to President of the United States would make this answer a resounding “yes.”  

According to Allan Glass, founder of ASG Real Estate in Los Angeles, President Trump's presidency will result in fewer business regulations, which allows lenders to be more liberal with underwriting standards, and ...

No NJ Replacement Funding for Monies Trump May Withhold from Cities

February 13, 2017

To the Editor:

I am once again appalled by the desire to suck as much money out of the tax payers as possible. However, this is especially grievous, in that it penalizes American citizens and legal immigrants to support people that should not be here in the first place.  

This time it is State Sen. Brian Stack, Assemblyman Raj Mukherji and Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro, all ...

Special Event for Model Train Fans Lenape Park in Union on Saturday, March 4

February 19, 2017

UNION, NJ -- Train fans of all ages are invited to the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center at Lenape Park in Union Township to view a special operating session that replicates the real-life operation of railroads in the 1950s.

The event is part of a “winter meet” of the National Model Railroaders Association, hosted by the nonprofit Model Railroad Club. The Model Railroad Club ...

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Wed, February 22, 8:00 AM

Mother Seton Regional High School, Clark

Purchase Tickets for the Mother Seton Parents' ...

Education Food & Drink

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Wed, February 22, 3:00 PM

Grillestone Restaurant Bar Private Event Space, Scotch Plains

Raw Bar Wednesday

Food & Drink

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Wed, February 22, 6:00 PM

Scotch Plains

Scotch Plains Chess Club Meets at Scotch Plains ...