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 – On Sunday, Aug. 16, there will be a picnic fundraiser for Paul Verzosa and Charles Donnelly, two Republicans who are running for Township Committee in Union.
TRENTON – The leader a Newark-based narcotics ring that distributed millions of dollars a year in illegal prescription painkillers such as Oxycontin pleaded guilty Friday, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.
STATE—Dr. Frank Esposito, selected to run for lieutenant governor on a ticket with independent Christopher Daggett, is a Kean University professor who is well known among both Democrats and Republicans in Union County.
CLIFTON—Dover Business College held its annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, July 18.
UNION— Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University will host several activities for children and visitors of all ages in August.
CALDWELL – Caldwell College recently named 351 students to the spring 2009 Dean’s list, according to Paul Douillard, Ph.D., vice president and dean of academic affairs.
ELIZABETH—Union Resident Elizabeth Weishapl, who has devoted more than 37,000 volunteer hours to Trinitas Regional Medical Center for more than three decades, was recently named the chairman of the medical center’s auxiliary.
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.
UNION—On Saturday, July 18, the Salem Roadhouse Cafe at Townley Presbyterian Church, 829 Salem Avenue, Union, will host a concert.