SCOTCH PLAINS – Union Catholic High School humanities teacher Kimberly Leegan has been selected to attend the 2011 Microsoft U.S. Innovative Education Forum (IEF) to be held from July 28-29on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash.
PRINCETON — Andrew Brothers of Rahway, a music major, has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2011 semester at Westminster Choir College of Rider University.
NEW YORK , N.Y. — Over 3,600 Pace University students graduated in four ceremonies in May.
EATONTOWN — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth & Middlesex Counties (BBBSMMC) held its third annual casino night at Asbury Park Convention Hall on Friday, June 24. As over 400 guests walked through the doors of Convention Hall, they were overwhelmed by the dramatic transformation of this legendary venue into a true casino.
I’ve lived in the heartland for more than two decades. And I can tell you that there’s nothing like a sultry July night at the local ballpark, rooting for the home team, eating hot dogs and quaffing beer, watching fireworks viewed from damp, warm infield grass.
This Fourth of July marks 235 years since the Declaration of Independence was published. In this immortal document, the Spirit of ’76 was given its fullest, most eloquent expression. The Declaration is a timeless document, espousing eternal principles that, while forever historically identified with America, are universal in their application.
It’s the Spirit of Americans that makes us the greatest country with the most freedom and prosperity the world has ever known.
This July Fourth, as we celebrate the heroes who fought for America’s freedom, it is empowering to realize that each of us can be a hero. Just as our forebears stood up to colonial rule, we can take a stand when we hear of anyone—humans or animals—being mistreated.
ELIZABETH — A Union County Jury convicted an Elizabeth man earlier today of murder and weapon possession for his role in a 1989 homicide, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.