Friday, January 18, 2013
UCHS will present several members of the Union Catholic community with awards on March 9.
Friday, January 18
The following information was provided by Union Catholic High School. Union Catholic High School has rescheduled its Hall of Fame Induction Dinner for Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 7pm. All are welcome to attend. Please email UC50@unioncatholic.org or call Kristine Mintel at 908-889-1600 ext. 351 for a form or for more information This year’s inductees are as follows: The Educator Award is presented to Sister Percylee Hart, RSM. Sister Percylee has served as Principal of Union Catholic High School since September of 1980, the year that the Girls and Boys Schools merged. Sister has been the catalyst for every major advance that the school has made in the past 32 years. The Alumni Award is presented to Jim Venezia ’66. Jim is a member of the …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Pick your favorites in our poll and tell us who you think got snubbed in the comments.
Forget waiting for the 85th Academy Awards on Feb. 24 – with nominations for the Oscars announced today, we're holding our own unofficial poll. Vote below for your favorite big screen nominees. Who is most deserving and who got snubbed? Tell us in the comments.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Employees and others were recently honored by SAGE Eldercare for service to the community.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Monday, July 16, 2012
By Sage Eldercare SAGE Eldercare employees were honored for varying years of service. Nana Acheampomaa, Karen Corson, Beverly Evans, Marie Francois, Angelita Garcia, Maria Godek, Dawn Knill, Roxanne Sanchez and Oxane St Louis were all recognized for five years of service at SAGE Eldercare. Two people, Phyllis England Cardone and Helen Laryea, were recognized for fifteen years of service, Adlyn McAnuff was recognized for 20 years of service, and Mary Ann Maher was recognized for 25 years of service to the organization. SAGE Eldercare supports the independence, well-being and quality of life of older adults, their families and caregivers, through the provision of client-centered health, social and support services. Founded in 1954, SAGE …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Fanwood's Poet Laureate received the prestigious award for her collection of poems entitled "What Matters."
Fanwood poet Adele Kenny has been awarded the International Book Award in poetry for her book, “What Matters,” published by Welcome Rain Publishers (New York, NY) last autumn. JPX Media Group, the parent company of USA Book News, announced the winners and finalists of the 2012 International Book Awards on May 23. “The 2012 results represent a phenomenal mix of books from a wide array of publishers throughout the world,” Jeffrey Keen, President and CEO of JPX said. “What Matters” is a collection of poems that deals with memory, mortality and survival. Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky wrote of the book, “These poems are eloquent, candid, straightforward and genuine.” Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Dunn wrote that the poems are “…
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Parents share their concerns at the board's final meeting of the 2010-2011 school year.
Class sizes in Evergreen Elementary School's third grade will rise slightly for the 2011-2012 school year, members of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Education said at their monthly regular meeting Thursday, June 23, the last meeting of the 2010-2011 school year. Come September, there will be four third-grade sections instead of five, Superintendent Margaret Hayes said, resulting in an increase of two to three students per classroom. The change stemmed from shifting enrollment numbers, Hayes said. Although overall staffing levels remained consistent across the district between the 2010-2011 and 2010-2011 school years, the number of students at Evergreen Elementary School decreased, forcing the district to make adjustments. “Staffing is …