ROSELLE—United Way of Greater Union County’s new peer to peer mentoring partnership at Abraham Clark High School in Roselle has been a great success. The program pairs high school juniors with eighth grade students to help “at risk” students maximize their potential.
PERTH AMBOY—Cathedral International is hosting a special community-wide Labor Day event on Monday, Sept. 7, at 9 a.m. The event will feature job training and placement, disability assistance information, and free food giveaways for struggling families. Everyone is invited. Admission and all services are free.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD – Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan Jr. introduced legislation to crack down on the illegal use of cell phones in New Jersey prisons, proposing a two-pronged approach to combat the rising concern.
WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge Town Hall will host a one-day ‘Passport Satellite Office’ on Thursday, Sept. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mayor John E. McCormac announced.
SCOTCH PLAINS—NJ Blood Services, which supplies blood to 60 hospitals throughout the state, needs volunteers to work blood drives.
EDISON – Vendor applications and classic car and bike registrations are now being accepted for the 17th annual fall family spectacular on Friday, Sept. 25, and Saturday, Sept. 26.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—The New Jersey State Council on the Arts has presented a Citation of Excellence to the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO).
PLAINFIELD—Literacy Volunteers of Union County is a non-profit, volunteer driven organization dedicated to making a difference in the lives of adult learners by teaching them basic reading skills, writing and English as a Second Language. A 15-hour new tutor training…
RAHWAY—Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital recently received a $5,000 grant from the Columbia Bank Foundation. This special community grant funded the purchase of a new Vital Signs Monitor for the hospital’s Oncology Department in Rahway.
TRENTON – License plates for historic vehicles, typically referred to as QQ plates, will now be available for purchase at six agencies statewide, Motor Vehicle Commission Acting Chief Administrator Shawn B. Sheekey announced.