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Curso Gratis! Para el Examine Escrito de Conducir (Free Course For Driver's License Exam)

January 19, 2020

UNION, NJ - Curso gratis! Para el examine escrito de conducir for licencia de conducir para todos en New Jersey. 

El Gobernador Phil Murphy firmó la ley que permitirá a los inmigrantes, sin estatus legal a ser elegibles para una licencia de conducir, hoy Nueva Jersey se ha unido a otros 14 estados en la aprobación de inmigrantes no autorizados a obtener licencia de ...

Union to Host "I Have a Dream" Celebration on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

UNION, NJ – Union Mayor Michele Delisfort and the Township Committee have announced a Martin Luther King Jr. Day “I Have a Dream” community celebration on Monday, Jan. 20.

The event will feature an ensemble of local children performing a passionate reading of King’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech in honor of his life and legacy.

“Dr.

Route 22 Eastbound Ramp to Fairway Drive to be Closed for Several Weeks for Drainage Pipe Repair

TRENTON, NJ – Beginning Wednesday, the ramp from Route 22 eastbound to Fairway Drive will be closed and detoured as part of a project to repair collapsed pipe, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) said.

Starting 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 15, NJDOT’s contractor I.E.W. Inc. is scheduled to close the right lane and shoulder of Route 22 eastbound in Union near ...

Nia Jasmine Brown of Union Has Been Named to Clarkson University's Dean's List

January 18, 2020

POTSDAM, NY - Nia Jasmine Brown of Union, majoring in biology, was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2019 semester at Clarkson University.

Dean's List students must achieve a minimum 3.25 grade-point average and also carry at least 14 credit hours.

As a private, national research university, Clarkson is a leader in technological education and sustainable economic development ...

Taylor Heggins Named to Fall 2019 Dean's List at American International College

SPRINGFIELD, MA - Taylor Heggins, of Union, has been named to the Fall 2019 Dean's List at American International College. Dean's List students have achieved a 3.3 to 4.0 GPA.

Founded in 1885, American International College (AIC) is a private, co-educational, doctoral granting institution located in Springfield, Massachusetts, comprising the School of Business, Arts and Sciences, the ...

Union Student Makes High Honors at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School

WALTHAM, M - Stephanie Enweonwu of Union, from the Class of 2021 at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School, has been named to the high honor roll for the 2019 fall trimester.

Stephanie received high honors, which requires a grade point average of 3.6 or above for the marking period.

Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall is a coeducational day and boarding school located in Waltham, MA. With 190 years of ...

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Good News In the Schools (Jan. 10 - 17)

UNION, NJ - Here's just a few things that happened in Union's schools last week: 

Students at Union High School attended an assembly entitled Rachel’s Challenge on Wednesday. Students heard the story of one of the students who lost their life at Columbine High School in 1999. The presenter challenged students, and their parents who attended on Wednesday ...

Good News In the Schools (January 3 - 10)

UNION, NJ - Here's just a few things that happened in Union's schools this week: 

COMING SOON! Get your tickets to Monster Jam. You won't want to miss this fun afternoon with your Jefferson Family!

Connecticut Farms Elementary School PTA Tricky Tray Tickets are officially on sale today. For the first time ever we will be doing the Tray away from CFES. It will be ...

Opening New Doors & Expanding Access to Care

Among the stories you'll see on the latest AtlantiCast...

Atlantic Health System is making it easier than ever for pediatric patients to access care and a new partnership will help expand health care options in Somerset County!

For more, visit www.AtlantiCast.org!

 

 

Overlook Foundation Named to Prestigious National List of High Performers in Health Care Philanthropy

The Overlook Foundation, which supports the high-quality care of Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, was recognized in the Community Hospital category of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s (AHP) 2019 High Performer’s list, a designation given to less than 100 philanthropic organizations throughout the United States and Canada.

The Overlook Foundation, ...

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware (Scout Press, 2019)

 

“3rd September 2017

Dear Mr. Wrexham,

I know you don’t know me but please, please, please you have to help me.”

 

With this intriguing opening, Ruth Ware launches her fifth  novel, The Turn of the Key, a mystery reminiscent of Gothic novels in its sinister and dark tone. However, the novel is ...

Burnet vs. Kawameeh Staff Volleyball Game Set for Jan. 23

January 10, 2020

UNION, NJ - The 2nd annual volleyball match between staff members at Burnet Middle School and Kawameeh Middle School is schedule for Thursday, Jan. 23.  

The match-up will be held in the Kawameeh Middle School gym, 490 David Terrace.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  There is an entrance fee of $3.00 per person.  A concession stand will be selling snacks.  For more ...

Roselle Park Police Officer Involved in Crash Shoots Himself in Head Sunday

January 20, 2020

MATAWAN, NJ — A Roselle Park Police officer shot himself in the head after being involved in a crash in Matawan Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

While authorities were investigating the crash, the officer removed a gun and fired one shot killing himself on scene, Roselle Park Police Chief Daniel J. McCaffery said. 

“We are grieving as a ...

Local Man Caught with Huge Cache of Child Pornography Sentenced to 10 Years

ELIZABETH, NJ — A Westfield man caught with over 4,000 child pornography files was sentenced Friday to 10 years in state prison, authorities said.

Gregory L. Brown, 38, a resident of John Street, previously pled guilty to one count of first-degree possession of child pornography with the intent to distribute, the statement from acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo ...

Bound Brook Man Charged with Setting Fire that Destroyed Apartments

BOUND BROOK, NJ - A 28-year-old borough resident has been charged with setting the fire that destroyed two five-story apartment buildings under construction on East Main Street, along with several other nearby structures. 

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson credits video footage from surveillance cameras and I-phone videos with helping to identify the suspect, Juan Hector ...

Fanwood Man Followed Home From Bank, Beaten During Armed Robbery, Police Say

FANWOOD, NJ — A 62-year-old borough man was released from the hospital Friday after being pistol whipped during an armed robbery in front of his home Thursday night, police said.

The robbery happened on Second Street near Burns Way at 8:52 p.m., said Police Chief Richard Trigo, who gave the following account:

The man told officers that a white Jeep Grand Cherokee followed him ...

Former City of Summit DCP Assistant Director Charged with Theft by Deception

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Prosecutor's Office, as detailed in a news release issued by the City of Summit, has charged former City of Summit Department of Community Programs assistant director James Colucci, Jr. with two counts of theft by deception in the third degree and one count of impersonation / theft of identity in the third degree.

On February 21, 2019, ...

Delaware Man Arrested at School in Westfield Pleads Guilty to Gun Charge

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Delaware man arrested on the grounds of Tamaques Elementary School in June has pleaded guilty to second-degree possession of a firearm, authorities said.

Thomas J. Wilkie of Bear, Delaware, entered the plea Monday at Superior Court in Elizabeth, authorities confirmed.

The indictment states that he had a black Glock handgun in his possession, which he did not ...

Les Marmitons Men’s Cooking Club Serves Up Friendship, 5-Course Dinners in NJ

January 18, 2020

Wearing white chef’s jackets and toques, about 30 men are bustling about the professional kitchen. Under the guidance of a professional chef, they work in teams — elbowing through the door with octopus lightly charred from an outdoor fire, pulling pork loin from a sous vide bath, chopping and dicing and plating and laughing.

Soon they’ll be chatting together around round ...

New Jersey Date Night: Lettuce Eat Salad

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

The days following the holiday season can be rather heavy — we’re heavy hearted that the celebrations are all over and heavier in the waistline from enjoying every last bite of the festivities. 

In New Jersey it’s difficult to say no to tasty treats like Christmas ...

Ice Pops & Elderberry Syrup: NJ Entrepreneur Gathers Fans as she Rolls with Seasons

When Pamela Beardslee started Puras Paletas, she assumed demand for her gourmet ice pops would drop with the temperature. The entrepreneur had a plan, though. To get through the winter, she would launch a sister business called Elderberry Kitchen and sell homeopathic immune boosters and cold remedies.

But after her first summer selling popsicles made with organic fruit and ...

TAPintoTV Joins News12+ To Reach Millions of Online and Broadcast Viewers Across the Tri-State Metro Area

January 11, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Altice USA’s News 12+, a television news broadcast channel available on cable systems throughout the NY/NJ/CT tri-state area, has added TAPintoTV to its programming schedule. The weekly TAPintoTV program, which airs Sundays at 11AM EST, will feature topical news and lifestyle segments, reaching over 3 million viewers that comprise the News 12+ audience.

“An ...