Union County

Cool Baby Cool

LINDEN—All the members of the Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services Kiddie Camp enjoy an ice pop after a romp through the sprinkler on a hot summer day.

Adult High School Offers Second Chances

SCOTCH PLAINS – It began in 1995 as a summer program with 35 enrollees, and fourteen years later the Union County Vo-Tech Adult High School has blossomed into a full academic and vocational course that provides more than 500 students yearly with a second chance to finish their high school education. At a ceremony on the Vo-Tech campus this morning, 150 members of the 14th graduating class received their diplomas.

Court Rejects Latest Effort by ExxonMobil to Limit Exposure For Environmental Damages

TRENTON—A Superior Court Judge has rejected ExxonMobil’s latest attempt to limit its exposure in connection with natural resources it damaged or destroyed during nearly a century of the company’s refinery and petrochemical operations in northern New Jersey.

Kean Exhibit Focuses On Newspaper History

UNION — Kean University and Liberty Hall Museum have collaborated to mount a new exhibit, entitled “Headline News: The Life and Transformation of the Great American Newspaper.” The exhibit opens on Sept. 10 and will feature newspapers from the Liberty Hall Museum collection spanning four centuries of American journalism.

Union County GOP Open House

WESTFIELD—Union County Republican Chairman Phil Morin invites party members to an open house at the new Union County Republican Party Headquarters at 425 North Avenue East in Westfield on Thursday, Aug. 13, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Retired Probation Officer Enjoys Challenges And Rewards Volunteering On Crisis Hotline

SCOTCH PLAINS—In a 30-year career as a federal probation officer working with drug and alcohol addicts, Charles Herman of Scotch Plains learned to measure success by the small changes he observed in his individual cases.