RAHWAY—The DownFront Jazz Series, a partnership between Arts Guild New Jersey and the Union County Performing Arts Center, continues on Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. with composer and saxophone player Don Braden.
HIGHLAND PARK – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher toured the Highland Park Farmers Market Friday to encourage customers to support the market throughout the fall.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen Patrick J. Diegnan Jr., Peter J. Barnes III, Jack Conners and Ruben J. Ramos Jr. to help veterans make the transition from the battlefield to the college classroom was signed into law Sept. 13.
SCOTCH PLAINS– Since Union County has the highest concentration of platelet donors in the state, New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center, has opened a new donor center at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains.
LINDEN – The city’s Department of Public Property and Community Services will offer a complete fitness exercise class for Linden adults. This is a whole-body workout using kick boxing, high and low aerobics, cardio and body toning.
LINDEN—Do you have free time that you would like to donate to a cause? Would you like to meet new friends? The Department of Public Property and Community Services has formed a “Knitting and Crocheting for a Cause” group that is open to all ages, young adult through senior citizens.
LAWTON, Okla.—Army National Guard Pvt. Alfonso A. Pena has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
RAHWAY – During the month of October, the city of Rahway will welcome Kataluma Chai, a gourmet tea café, to its downtown business community.
UNION – The upcoming gubernatorial race in New Jersey, the newspaper industry, the environment and multiculturalism are among the topics under discussion as part of Kean University’s Issues ’09 lecture series this fall. Events will take place at various locations on campus. The series is free and open to the general public.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—The following Westfield students have been named to the 2008/2009 Dean’s List: