Press Releases

December 16, 2018

EDISON, NJ -- Board of Trustees members joined students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison in classes during the annual Trustee Visitation Day last week. Board members Rob Rizzo of Scotch Plains, Kostas Georgiou of Warren, Kerry O’Neill of Garwood and Kevin Kornecki of Colonia attended ...

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Blue Christmas - A Service of Remembrance and Hope​  First United Methodist Church Westfield will be holding a Blue Christmas service on Friday, December 21st at 6:30 PM. This service is a recognition that the holiday season is not always bright and merry for all.   Memories of grief, loss, ...

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This Holiday Season give the gift that people can't live without...Donate Blood! The Greater Westfield Chapter of UNICO, Westfield Knights of Columbus and Saint Helen's Roman Catholic Church will sponsor a blood drive on Tuesday, December 18, from 3 to 8pm. It will be held at the Westfield ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that plans are moving forward for a group of three intersection safety improvement projects on East Front Street (County Road 620) and 7th Avenue (County Road 601) in the City of Plainfield. The work will include new traffic ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- James Scacifero and Julian Kaniuka each won two races to help the Union Catholic swim team remain undefeated with a 125-45 victory over Johnson on Thursday night at the Jewish Community Center in Scotch Plains. Scacifero, a senior, won the 100 freestyle in 59.24 and ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Upper School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison who will be participating in the El Paso Border Immersion Program recently joined Professor Harry Stein of Manhattan College as he explained the different terminology pertinent to immigration in America.

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Union Catholic continued its strong commitment to social justice this holiday season as students, faculty, and the UC Community joined together to help those in need. The annual Christmas Drive, coordinated by Union Catholic faculty members Ms. Samantha Scutieri, Mrs.

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- As you change your calendar from December to January, there’s always a bit of a thrill in the promise of a new year that’s full of potential. The New Year is a chance to start fresh and say good-bye to any of the frustrations the previous year held — a perfect ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- With a $1,000 grant from the Westfield-based Stad’s Crabfest Foundation, the JCC of Central NJ in Scotch Plains offered its eight-week Cancer Recovery Class to six qualified individuals. Stad’s Crabfest, which began as an annual gathering for family and friends and evolved ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Shop at Lord & Taylor, Westfield, on December 15, 16, 22, 23, & 24 between 10:00 a.m. -- 6:00 p.m. and have your packages gift-wrapped by wonderful Westfield Historical Society volunteers. For minimal donations, your gifts will be beautifully wrapped and done. At the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- The Union Catholic swim team improved to 2-0 on the season with an impressive 105-65 victory over Colonia on Tuesday night at the Jewish Community Center.  The Vikings came up with multiple strong individual and relay efforts. Senior Kate Fuhrmann placed first in the ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge in Edison hosted the annual New Jersey Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NJAHPERD) Conference on Dec. 3. More than 80 professionals from the state attended The Mary Jo Young Health Education Conference, which is designed to provide ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison is hosting its second annual Gingerbread House Festival on Friday, Dec. 14, from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. Join us and decorate your gingerbread house and take it home to display your artistic ability! To register, go ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Several students in Mrs. Donna Hofmann’s Physics and Forensics Science classes at Union Catholic have been using their creative flair and earning some extra credit recently by doing fun-filled projects. For the second straight year, Mrs. Hofmann has offered her students ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- A legion of fresh new ballers have joined some of the familiar old guard, as the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) Men’s 30+ Basketball League celebrated the opening of its 10th season on Dec. 9, with eight teams hoping to hoist the championship trophy in ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J, --  Several Union Catholic students attended the sixth annual Union County Student Training Enrichment Program Summit on Friday at Kean University. Sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the day-long event invited high school students from throughout Union ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. --  Union Catholic's C.R.A.Y.O.N. Club (Community Raising Autism Yielding Opportunity Now) will host its annual Christmas Party on Friday, Dec. 14, in the cafeteria at Union Catholic from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Any child aged 10-21 with special needs is welcome at this event, ...

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The public is invited to attend a free concert given by The Musical Club of Westfield on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. This is the December offering in year-long series of events sponsored by the Musical Club and will be held at the First Baptist Church of Westfield located at 170 Elm ...

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The Saint Joseph High School Theatre Company, in partnership with the New Jersey Institute for Disabilities will put on a Christmas production entitled Over The Rainbow - Finding Christmas. Show times will be Friday, Dec. 14 at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 15 at 7:00 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 16 at ...

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The public is invited to attend a free concert given by The Musical Club of Westfield on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 1:30 p.m. This is the December offering in year-long series of events sponsored by the Musical Club and will be held at the First Baptist Church of Westfield located at 170 Elm Street in ...

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LINDEN, NJ -- CJ Tomalavage, Liam Quinn, and Isabella Fuentes came up with huge performances to lead the Union Catholic bowling team to a big victory over Union on Wednesday at Jersey Lanes.  With the victory over Union, which placed second at the Union County Tournament last year, the Vikings ...

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CLARK, NJ -- This year's Wardlaw+Hartridge Book Fair is going on the road. This year's event will be a three-day extravaganza held at Barnes & Noble in Clark from Saturday, Dec. 15 to Monday, Dec. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The store is located at 1180 Raritan Road in Clark, NJ ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Jayden Richards, a 6th grader at Park Middle School, played in Massachusetts this weekend for NJ FBU (Football University) 6th grade team. (He also represented the Raiders as one can see from his helmet.) The team went 1-1, winning against Connecticut and losing the game ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- The Holy Trinity School Early Childhood Center at its Mountainside Campus is a beginning entrance to a philosophy of educating the whole child; physically, socially, academically, and spiritually. The loving and supportive environment sets our students up for success as they ...

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Chilly but bright and dry weather is expected to draw many visitors to Union County parks this weekend. As always there is something for everyone to enjoy, highlighted by the celebratory opening of Union County’s new Warinanco Dog Park. “We are constantly looking for new opportunities for our ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union Catholic Forensics Team had a very successful trip to the 15th annual Patriot Games Classic last weekend at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.   In its first time competing at George Mason, the Vikings had 48 students compete, and there were several impressive ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --  A large contingent of Union Catholic students attended the eighth annual Teen Hunger Summit on Tuesday at Seton Hall Prep in West Orange. The UC students who attended were Grace Ollen, Chelsea Alves, Oluwafemi Asenuga, Kaylee Bertani, Joe Colamedici, Donovyn Diaz, Hailey ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --  In another great example of Union Catholic’s social justice initiative and its commitment to helping those in need, the school collected 28 baskets of food and several turkeys for its Holiday Food Drive, which were donated to the Starfish Food Pantry in Plainfield. Union ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Union Catholic seniors Ryan Woods and Audrey Davis and faculty member Mr. Elito Tanyag were recently recognized for their commitment to Union Catholic's faith-based community at a special Youth Ministry Recognition Ceremony at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- The Holy Trinity School Drama Club Presents The Little Town of Christmas, a play written by Pat Cook and directed by Paul O’Connor, on Friday, Dec. 7th at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 8th at 1:00 p.m. at Pollard Hall, Mountainside Campus. Come enjoy some Christmas cheer as ...

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