Fanwood Library Offers New Telescope Lending Program Starting June 1

May 25, 2017

FANWOOD, NJ - Community members are invited to explore the skies with Fanwood Library’s new telescope on Thursday, June 1st, at 7:00 p.m. A member of the Amateur Astronomers, Inc. (AAI) will be on hand to guide the outdoor viewing and teach participants how to use the telescope.


The event kicks off the Library’s new Telescope Lending ...

Register Today for Summer Youth Programs at Union County College

CRANFORD, NJ – This summer the Office of Continuing Education at Union County College (UCC) is expanding its course offerings for youth ages 11 to 18. Classes are taught by NJ-certified teachers and subject matter experts that specialize in delivering high-quality youth programs. Classes begin the week of June 26 and run through August 17.

Educational classes offered ...

Thomas Spera Among The Citadel's Class of 2017 Graduates

CHARLESTON, SC (05/17/2017)-- Thomas Spera of Scotch Plains, New Jersey (07076) graduated from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, on May 6, 2017. Spera earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science.

Members of The Citadel Class of 2017 were recognized for excellence in leadership, service and academics at commencement. The South Carolina Corps of Cadets celebrated the ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Middle School Robotics Team Battles High Schools

On Saturday, May 13, the Middle School Robotics Club from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, accompanied by Mrs. Jafri, participated in the Botball Tournament in Rahway. The team made up of sixth and seventh graders pulled their individual strengths together competing against high school teams, and finished with a ranking of sixth place out of 17 teams.      

Programmers ...

Holy Trinity School Chess Team Competes in Nationals

NASHVILLE, TN -- The Holy Trinity Chess Team competed in the Supernationals Chess Tournament held from  May 12-14, in Nashville, TN. Over 5500 K-12 players attended the event, representing over 1500 school teams from across the country. Players played in one of 25 sections based on their age and ability.  Four players from Holy Trinity competed in the seven round ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge School Captures Team Chess Title

EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison captured first place at the St. Joseph’s Chess Tournament.   Sixth-grader Jack Silver of Rahway was tremendous and triumphed again as the best-rated chess player. Fifth-grader Hannah Malko of Clark was astonishing and came in second for the best-rated player just being edged out of first place by the slightest of margins by ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Seniors Deliver Capstone Presentations

EDISON, NJ -- Eight seniors at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison completed many months of hard work by making their Capstone presentations in the past two weeks. This project, a requirement to graduate with the Global Scholars Program diploma, involves many components including a written paper, action research component and a presentation in front of students and a panel of teachers.

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

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 founded by a father and daughter, Tariq and Zeenie Sharif, in 2012 in Morristown. The Sharifs’ goal was to create a ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Fifth Graders Explore Pine Barrens Ecosystem

PINE BARRENS, NJ -- Fifth grade students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison took a trip down to the Pine Barrens to discover and explore an interestingly unique ecosystem set right in the heart of New Jersey. With the guidance of Pineland Adventures leaders, students investigated its sandy topsoil, discovered indigenous plant life, observed and classified several aquatic inhabitants, ...

Freeholders Announce Winners of 1st Annual Union County "Kids Dig In!" Grant Program

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has awarded “Union County Kids Dig In!” grants to 32 schools in 12 County municipalities. The grant assistance covers establishing/building of gardens, garden boxes and/or tools and equipment. It is aimed at educating students about gardening and fostering the growth and creation of community gardens at the schools.
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