UNION—On Saturday, July 18, the Salem Roadhouse Cafe at Townley Presbyterian Church, 829 Salem Avenue, Union, will host a concert.
A recent Washington Post article said a group of chemical industry lobbyists met at the exclusive Washington, DC Cosmos Club to develop a public relations strategy to “tamp down public concerns” around the safety of BPA. BPA is a chemical that has been linked to breast cancer, testicular cancer, low sperm count, miscarriage and other reproductive problems.
PERTH AMBOY—The official grand-opening of Perth Amboy’s “Welcome Center” and “Ferry Slip Museum” will be held on Saturday, July 18, at 11 a.m. at the Ferry Slip, located on Front Street (foot of Smith Street.)
RAHWAY – The city has tabled plans for a $12 million parking garage because the current recession has stalled development.
RAHWAY—The Union County Performing Arts Center is looking for volunteers to give back to the arts in their community. The theater is holding volunteer training on Wednesday, July 29, at 7 p.m. All motivated individuals who are willing to volunteer their time, creativity and experience are welcome.
WESTFIELD—Lee McDermott Schaefer of Westfield has joined CONTACT We Care, New Jersey’s 24-hour crisis hotline, as the new part-time operations director. She will be managing the agency’s administrative office and assist with fundraising.
WOODBRIDGE– The Barron Arts Center has invited local artists to participate in the second annual BarronFest, to be held on Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Parker Press Park, Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge.
RAHWAY—The Union County Performing Arts Center is offering a one-week theatre camp this summer.
EDISON – Authorities have found the resident of a New Brunswick group home who went missing Saturday, police announced.
CRANFORD—Thanks to more than a year’s work and the assistance of a host of volunteers, the Cranford Public Library recently completed a comprehensive index to its collection of sheet music books.