TRENTON – Legislation to ensure members of local authorities live up to their responsibilities and to also make it easier for residents to put their names forward for appointments has been signed into law.
RAHWAY—The Downfront Jazz series, a partnership of Arts Guild New Jersey and the Union County Performing Art Center, will feature the Yotam Silberstein Trio with special guest, Sharel Cassity on Friday, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m. at the UCPAC, 1601 Irving Street, Rahway.
RAHWAY—Renee Jernigan’s class at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway learned all about the power of Put-Ups.
RAHWAY—On Saturday, Oct. 10, the Blue and Gold Club from Franklin Elementary School in Rahway volunteered to help clean up the Milton Lake area of Rahway.
ELIZABETH — Benedictine Academy, a Catholic college preparatory secondary school for young women in Elizabeth, recently honored the students of the month for September.
TRENTON—The New Jersey State Library announces the award of $3,000 grants to 14 libraries to assist them with establishing and growing their graphic novel collections.
RAHWAY—The Taste, Rahway’s “Food Event Of The Year” will be held on Friday, Nov. 6, at the Rahway Recreation Center on Milton Avenue. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. and will run until 9:30 p.m.
RAHWAY—Money, Bucks, Dinero, Cash, Clams, Greenbacks, Booty, Pelf, Geld, Dough, Gold, Jack, Wampum, Lucre, Chips – we have a lot of words for the stuff they say makes the world go round…
UNION – Award-winning poet, writer, anthologist and educator, Naomi Shihab Nye, will examine multiculturalism in a lecture, “Variety is the Solution: A Look at How Literature Brings Us All Together in the World,” on Monday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m. in Wilkins Theatre, located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union.
UNION – The Holocaust Resource Center at Kean University will host historian, award-winning author and Holocaust scholar, Dr. Samuel Kassow, on Monday, Nov. 30, at 7:50 p.m. in Wilkins Theatre, located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union.