ELIZABETH – A teenager accused in the fatal shooing of a youth outside a Union Township skating rink after a Christmas party last December pleaded not guilty Monday before a Superior Court judge in Elizabeth.
UNION – The weather was no match for the more than 50 Kean University students who walked to raise awareness of autism spectrum disorder during the annual Walk Now for Autism Speaks event on Oct. 18, at Nomehegan Park in Cranford.
UNION – Three teams of undergraduate students from Kean University’s Department of Computer Science participated in the annual Association for Computer Machinery Greater New York Regional Collegiate Programming Contest at Hofstra University on Oct. 18. More than 50 teams from the area participated in the regional contest.
UNION – Award-winning poet, writer, anthologist and educator, Naomi Shihab Nye, will examine multiculturalism in a lecture, “Variety is the Solution: A Look at How Literature Brings Us All Together in the World,” on Monday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m. in Wilkins Theatre, located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union.
UNION – The Holocaust Resource Center at Kean University will host historian, award-winning author and Holocaust scholar, Dr. Samuel Kassow, on Monday, Nov. 30, at 7:50 p.m. in Wilkins Theatre, located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union.
UNION – Kean University will hold an undergraduate fall open house on Sunday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Check-in takes place at Harwood Arena, located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union.
SCOTCH PLAINS–Seniors Jamie Ciocon of Edison and Florianne Jalac of Union have been named Commended Students in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program, Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, the principal of Union Catholic High School, announced.
UNION—The Model Railroad Club, Inc. will put discount advance tickets for its 2009 annual light and sound show and open house on sale Saturday, Oct. 17.
UNION— Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University will host several activities for children and visitors of all ages throughout November.
JERSEY CITY—New Jersey City University sophomore striker Julia Caseres (Union, NJ/Union) of the women’s soccer team is featured in the October 5, 2009 issue of Sports Illustrated, after making an immediate impact during the month of September in her first season as a member of the Gothic Knights.