ELIZABETH – A team of four at-risk youth members of Community Access Unlimited (CAU) have been selected by the National Independent Living Association (NILA) to do a presentation about “Living in the System” to attendees at the 2009 NILA Conference in Nashville, Tenn., from Sept. 1-4.
MOUNTAINSIDE—Consider it a modern day totem pole.
What was once a boring, gray, concrete column is now a mural of mosaic panels featuring butterflies, flowers and birds, greeting visitors to Union County’s Trailside Science Museum and Nature Center in the Watchung Reservation.
ROSELLE – Jeff Foxx, a WBLS radio DJ and R& B artist will perform at the first Roselle Urban Enterprise Zone Summer Concert Series event on Friday, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Roselle Shopping Center, 500-600 Raritan Road.
CRANFORD—The Union County Teen Arts Tour, including works by Cranford teens, will visit the Cranford Public Library, 224 Walnut Avenue, from Saturday, July 25, to Thursday, Aug. 20.
WOODBRIDGE—John P. Paone, Jr. of the law firm of Paone & Zaleski in Woodbridge was installed as the 1st Vice President of the Middlesex County Bar Association for 2009-2010.
Classic Cars will line Main Street in Woodbridge on Wednesday evening, July 15, from 6-9 p.m.
EDISON – The state Commissioner of Education trimmed $934,946 from Edison’s proposed $175.7 million school tax levy which was rejected by an overwhelming majority of voters in April.
RAHWAY—Veteran New Jersey rocker Pat “the Soulcat” Toner will play a special benefit concert at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, in the Social Hall at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rahway.
SAVANNAH, Ga.—Three local students were named to the dean’s list at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga., for winter quarter 2008.
SOUTH AMBOY—South Amboy’s Second Asst. Fire Chief Jamie Norek, a member of Protection Engine Co., and Fire Chief Larry Martin, a member of Mechanicsville Hose Co., were sworn in on July 1 by South Amboy Mayor John T. O’Leary.