County officials mark planned expansion of West Hall Building at UNION COUNTY VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOLS

l. to r. Freeholder Chairman Linda Carter, and Freeholders Bette Jane Kowalski and Vernell Wright join Union County Vocational Technical Schools Superintendent Peter Capodice and Vo Tech Schools Business Administrator Sue Anne Marcello in holding up a blueprint for the planned expansion of the West Hall building at the Union County Vocational Technical Schools system in Scotch Plains. The 29,000 square foot, two-story expansion will add new classrooms, science labs, lockers and athletic facilities and will cost approximately $9 million. A groundbreaking is expected to occur soon. (Photo by Jim Lowney)