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Wardlaw-Hartridge Middle School Students Excel at Math Competition

January 17, 2017

EDISON, NJ -- Neither snow nor rain could stop nine Middle School students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison from participating in the eleventh annual St. Joseph's Mathematics Competition. They competed against nearly 250 other students from 20 other schools. Awards are bestowed on the top 10 schools and our team took eighth place!

Congratulations to seventh graders Shreya Dharayan ...

Mother Seton Students Achieve National Merit Scholar Commendation

CLARK, NJ – In recognition of outstanding academic achievement on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT), two Mother Seton Regional High School seniors received “Commended Student” status through the National Merit Scholarship Program, the school recently announced.

“The student body of Mother Seton is doubly blessed with two outstanding scholars this ...

College Club welcomes Mark Di Ionno Star-Ledger columnist and Author

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The College Club of Fanwood-Scotch Plains welcomes lifetime newspaperman and a 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist in news commentary, Mark Di Ionno to share stories about his journalism career on Monday, Jan. 23, at 7:30 p.m. at The Chelsea (295 South Ave, Fanwood).

Di Ionno is a columnist, editor as an author of award-winning nonfiction books about New Jersey with a ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Students Show Spirit at Pep Rally

EDISON, NJ -- Students, faculty, staff and parents at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison showed their school spirit at the Winter Pep Rally, held Jan. 6 in Laidlaw Gym.

The annual event included performances by the Middle and Upper School cheerleading teams and several entertaining games for students. Middle and Upper School students competed in a candy cane pickup, hula hoop contest and a ...

Mother Seton Faculty Become Seton Associates

CLARK, NJ -- Three Mother Seton faculty members became Seton Associates of the Sisters of Charity at a liturgy honoring Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton at Convent Station on Saturday, Jan. 7. Seton Associates are women and men who, following their own particular vocation in life, seek to deepen their relationship with God and to share in the mission and ministry of the sisters. They live out the ...

Chess Club Makes First Move in Scotch Plains-Fanwood 

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Chess Club of Scotch Plains-Fanwood had its inaugural meeting at the Scotch Plains Public Library. Approximately twenty children between the ages of nine and 16-years-old participated in the free program led by Chessmaster Errol Singh of Chatham Day School and ChessmatesNJ.

The club meets every other week and is open to Scotch Plains and ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Students Named to University of Rhode Island Dean's List

KINGSTON, RI -- The University of Rhode Island has announced the names of students have qualified for the Fall 2016 Dean's List. The entire list covers many Rhode Island's cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, other states and more than 16 countries.

To qualify for the Dean's List, students must have completed 12 or more credits during a semester ...

Dr. Barbara Gaba of Union County College Named President of Atlantic Cape Community College

CRANFORD, NJ – Dr. Barbara Gaba, Union County College (UCC) Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost of the Elizabeth Campus, has been named the next President of Atlantic Cape Community College. 

Since 2002, Dr. Gaba has served as Provost and Associate VP at UCC. She is responsible for the overall operations of the College’s campus in Elizabeth. As ...

James Schetelich Named to Wheaton College Dean's List for Fall 2016 Semester

WHEATON, IL -- Wheaton College student James Schetelich of Scotch Plains was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2016 semester.

To earn Dean's List honors at Wheaton, an undergraduate student must carry 12 or more credit hours and achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher on the 4.0 scale.

Wheaton College is a coeducational Christian liberal arts college noted for its ...

Union County College to Host its Winter Commencement Ceremonies on January 12

CRANFORD – Union County College will celebrate two Commencement Ceremonies on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Each ceremony will be led by the College’s President, Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin. The ceremonies will begin at 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. and will be held at the Union County Performing Arts Center at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway, NJ. The students graduating during these ceremonies ...

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Scotch Plains Public Library Announces Dates for January and February Meetings of the Teen Anime Club

January 15, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Join the teen librarians and the ever-expanding members of the teen anime club for more great conversation and activities. 

Meet downstairs on Monday, January 23 and Monday, February 6 at 7 pm to watch the widely acclaimed anime series (Your Lie in April), discuss favorite titles, and continue work on bleach t-shirts. 

Snacks will be served. Registration is ...

Scotch Plains Public Library Announces Dates for January and February Meetings of the Teen Anime Club

January 15, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Join the teen librarians and the ever-expanding members of the teen anime club for more great conversation and activities. 

Meet downstairs on Monday, January 23 and Monday, February 6 at 7 pm to watch the widely acclaimed anime series (Your Lie in April), discuss favorite titles, and continue work on bleach t-shirts. 

Snacks will be served. Registration is ...