NEW BRUNSWICK—A workshop to prepare students to take the College Placement Test will be offered at the New Brunswick Center Wednesday, October 14 from 6-8 p.m. The New Brunswick Center is at 140 New Street, on the corner of Joyce Kilmer Avenue.
CLARK—Jeanamarie Banta of Clark, a first-year student at Gettysburg College, was awarded a Presidential Scholarship by the college.
CLARK—The Dr. William Robinson Museum, located at 593 Madison Hill Road, Clark, will participate in Union County’s “Four Centuries in a Weekend” event.
ELIZABETH—Bridgeway has scheduled its ninth annual walkathon to take place on Sunday, Oct. 18. This year’s walk is slated for the TD Bank Ball Park in Bridgewater, home of the Somerset Patriots baseball club. Registration begins at noon.
ISELIN– Indus American Bank recently appointed Timothy E. Doyle, a resident of Westfield, as chief loan officer and senior vice president.
WOODBRIDGE – The Parker Press Park in Woodbridge will again be transformed into a fine art and craft gallery on Saturday, Oct. 10. The second annual BarronFest, a free-to-the-public juried fine arts and crafts festival, will feature over 50 talented local artisans.
STATE—The New Jersey Environmental Federation endorsed GOP gubernatorial candidate Chris Christie Tuesday. It is the first time the organization supported a Republican candidate in a statewide campaign in almost 30 years.
UNION COUNTY—Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority officials have spent thousands of dollars on parties while rates are rising steeply and citizens are losing their jobs and homes, according to Assembly Republican Leader Alex DeCroce.
ELIZABETH—The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting death of a 31-year-old Elizabeth man who was killed on Monday night.
ELIZABETH—Last week, a Union County jury found Bryden Williams guilty of murder, unlawful possession of handgun, and possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose relating to the Sept. 3, 2006 homicide of a Burlington County man, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.