Benedictine Academy Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll

ELIZABETH—Benedictine Academy, an all-female Catholic college prep high school in Elizabeth, has released its second quarter honor roll. Thirty-three students at the Academy were named to first and second honors based on outstanding academic performance.

Local Business Supports United Way

ELIZABETH – Infineum USA L.P. recently presented United Way of Greater Union County with a check for $110,218 reflecting the total of its 2010 Annual Workplace Giving Campaign. The partnership between two organizations is now in its 12th year.

YMCA Camp Mason Celebrates 111 Years

HARDWICK–YMCA Camp Mason is preparing for its 111th season of summer camp in northwest New Jersey. A non-profit residential summer camp open to families of all backgrounds, Camp Mason maintains the YMCA’s focus of Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility in a diverse and welcoming community.

Egypt: A Warning for U.S. Democracy

Make no mistake about it — the peaceful Egyptian revolution was brought about by the workers and small business owners of that country protesting together. They want economic opportunity for all and a democratically elected government that puts its peoples’ interests above the interests of the financially powerful, well-connected oligarchy.