SUMMIT— Oratory Prep School has announced the season’s open houses for Sunday, Sept. 27, from 1 – 3 p.m. and Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 7 – 9 p.m.
ELIZABETH—A former music teacher at a Summit private school pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of second degree sexual assault, after he admitted having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student.
Beginning Aug. 21 and running through Sept. 7, a total of 236 local and county law enforcement agencies, as well as the New Jersey State Police, will be cracking down on drivers operating their vehicles and motorcycles while intoxicated.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Middle school students throughout Union County may learn about sustainability this fall by building their own wind turbines and cooking with solar energy. The hands-on activities took place during a “Green Boot Camp” for middle school teachers. The camp was developed through a partnership between Honeywell and Union County Vocational-Technical Schools, to help middle school teachers learn about the latest green education tools.
UNION – Kean University held commencement ceremonies for its graduate and undergraduate students in May. Among the degree recipients were more than 600 students who graduated with honors, the largest group in the university’s history to graduate with distinction.
UNION COUNTY—For Frank Budney, it was the sighting of an Indigo Bunting, a reclusive bird know for its secretive habits.
CLIFTON—Dover Business College held its annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, July 18.
ELIZABETH – The Union County Clerk has warned owners of commercial and residential property in the county to beware of people who offer to sell them a certified copy of the deed to their property. Some of these companies are targeting non-English-speaking homeowners.
MOUNTAINSIDE—Consider it a modern day totem pole.
What was once a boring, gray, concrete column is now a mural of mosaic panels featuring butterflies, flowers and birds, greeting visitors to Union County’s Trailside Science Museum and Nature Center in the Watchung Reservation.
MILLBURN—Rahway High School claimed four Rising Star Awards at a ceremony held at the Paper Mill Playhouse on Tuesday, June 16.