Three-Year Program Promises To Improve Science Teaching In NJ Public Schools

UNION COUNTY – The Merck Institute for Science Education (MISE) announced Monday that it has launched The Academy for Leadership in Science Instruction, a new three-year program to improve science instructional practice within public schools in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.…

Miss New Jersey Sparkles At Kid’s Kingdom

ELIZABETH – A special surprise guest greeted children at the Kid’s Kingdom Traveling Jubilee on Sunday, Aug. 3, at Phil Rizzuto Park. Union County’s own Tiffany Andrade, Miss New Jersey USA 2008, was on hand to talk about her experiences…

Ready for Action

Ready for Action – Lazer Tag is just one of the many activities that kids attending the Clark Recreation Summer Camp enjoy. Pictured above, camp counselors have fun showing off after the campers all had their turn.

Wild West Senior Prom

Wild West Senior Prom—Helen Hegy, formerly of Linden, a resident at Runnells Specialized Hospital of Union County in Berkeley Heights (left) sported a colorful cowboy hat and bandana at the Runnells’ Wild West Senior Prom. She and Beryl Allan of…

“Step Brothers” – Relatively Funny – 2 & ½ popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic Inquiring about “Step Brothers,” Will Ferrell’s latest comedic belly whop into the adolescent muck and mire, someone asked, “Isn’t that about two fortyish guys acting like they’re fourteen?” To which I replied, “No, actually,…

It’s The Secrecy, Stupid!

By Michael M. Shapiro Rutgers is, once again, making news; however, this time it is not favorable. The Star-Ledger recently reported that Rutgers head football coach, Greg Schiano, negotiated a number of side deals which would induce him to remain…