Union County

Couples Night Event Celebrates Long-Term Relationships Of People With Disabilities

UNION – It has been said that a soul mate is the one who makes life come to life. For people with disabilities, who sometimes face challenges enjoying life to its fullest potential and therefore treasure each success perhaps more dearly than people without disabilities, finding a soul mate can be their greatest triumph. Yet while people with disabilities sometimes struggle to achieve their rights to respect, independence and self-sufficiency, they usually find falling in love as natural a process as it is for everyone else in the world.

The “Stars” Come Out at Franklin School

RAHWAY — On the morning of March 17, the third grade students of Franklin Elementary School in Rahway were searching for the “Big Dipper” and “Orion’s Belt” in the school gym. Surprisingly, they were able to locate them – with the help of STARLAB and Math and Science coach, Roya Basu.

Mother Seton High School Hosts Career Panel

CLARK — The Guidance Department and Development Office at Mother Seton Regional High School, Clark, sponsored a career panel for members of the junior class. The panel consisted of five accomplished alumnae who shared their career paths with the students. Marybeth Ream, development director at Mother Seton introduced the panel members.

Bank Promotes Linden Executive

LINDEN — The Provident Bank recently promoted Michael A. Raimonde of Linden to executive vice president and director of retail banking. He is responsible for the overall supervision of Provident’s 80 plus branch network and sales management.