CRANFORD – Distinguish yourself from other, similarly qualified employees in your field by refining your interpersonal and written communication skills. Through an eight-week course at Union County College, you can gain such skills for professional as well as personal development in a highly competitive marketplace. The course, “Effective Communications in Business,” will begin in mid-October and extend through early December.
EDISON—Middlesex County College and two of the county’s vocational-technical high schools, in cooperation with the county’s Workforce Investment Board, will offer “Career Options,” an open house aimed at those unemployed people who are seeking skills that will lead to a new job.
CRANFORD—The following courses are being offered through Union County College’s Division of Economic Development and Continuing Education, on the college’s Cranford campus at 1033 Springfield Avenue. For more information on any course or to register, call 1-908-709-7600.
WESTFIELD—The Watchung Mountain District of the Patriots Path Council of the Boy Scouts of America and the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts have collaborated to form a designated jazz band called Venturing Crew 150.
RAHWAY—The Division of Recreation will host Discover Rahway and the Jane Case Weaver Bike and Walking Tour on Saturday, Sept. 26. The festivities will include a citywide bike tour that will showcase the numerous trails and wonderful hidden parks both old and new.
EDISON – Edison Recreation will offer a special trip to see the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
CLARK—Rev. James Tate will be guest speaker at Mountaintop Assembly’s services on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, Rev. John DiGiorgio, pastor announced.
MOUNTAINSIDE—On Sunday, Sept. 27 at 2 p.m., the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts Concert Band will perform a fall concert at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 300 Central Avenue in Mountainside.
ELIZABETH—Continuing its initiatives to maintain world-class facilities while improving air quality at the Port of New York and New Jersey, the Port Authority today announced that two major components of the Port of New York and New Jersey’s $600 million ExpressRail project have been completed.
UNION COUNTY—Although she is facing a challenge from retired chemist Jim Pivnichny, Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs did not attend a Plainfield event for Gov. Jon Corzine on Sunday, two days after a slew of Elizabeth Democrats announced their support for Republican Christopher Christie.