CARTERET—The borough will be a participating sponsor in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program for 2009, Mayor Daniel J. Reiman and the Carteret Board of Health announced. The program provides children under 18 with free meals in accordance with a menu approved by the state.
PERTH AMBOY—Do you have a green thumb? If you do, enter the Perth Amboy Home Gardener’s Contest sponsored by The Royal Garden Club By The Bay.
UNION COUNTY—When Cristina Cooke took her two-year-old son Xavier to the doctor’s office, she thought he had another ear infection—or maybe it was his molars.
RAHWAY—Rahway High School Principal Paula Braxton joins the top ten graduates of the Class of 2009 during the senior luncheon held on Friday, June 19.
RAHWAY—Campers ages eight to ten will develop gardening skills this summer at the YMCA of Eastern Union County, Rahway Branch summer camp.
PERTH AMBOY—The Perth Amboy Board of Education is looking for a new member to replace Ray Geneske, who offered his resignation as a school board member June 2, just before he pleaded guilty to money laundering charges in connection to his role as the 2006 congressional campaign manager for Joseph Vas, the assemblyman and former mayor.
CLARK – Dale Nelson, a life-long New Jersey resident and current resident of Clark, recently published his first novel, “Born Innocent.”
UNION—The Union Public Library begins its Summer 2009 International Film Festival with a French romantic comedy, “Priceless,” on Tuesday, July 7, at 2 and 7 p.m.
RAHWAY – Registration is underway for the Rahway Youth Soccer Association fall recreation program.
SCOTCH PLAINS—On Thursday, June 11, Hillcrest Academy North, an alternative high school located on Plainfield Avenue in Scotch Plains, held its first annual Student Awards Dinner at Westlake School to honor the outstanding achievement of their students.