STATE – Local school districts found out just how much state aid they would lose under Gov. Chris Christie’s budget proposal on Thursday. Some suburban districts would see their aid eliminated entirely, while urban districts stand to be the biggest losers in pure dollar value.
Live Music • March 18 from 9 p.m. – midnight – Robert Ross will perform at Robin’s Nest, 3103 Tremley Point Rd., Linden. For info, call 1-908-290-3090.
CRANFORD—As Dolores Maviglio made her way through the gallery, she was not only struck by the sheer quality of the art, but that all the works were created by teenagers. She was very impressed.
CRANFORD–Over 300 patrons filled the Cranford Community Center for United Way of Greater Union County’s Cranford Community Council’s inaugural Taste of Cranford event. The event generated more than $5,600 to benefit United Way of Greater Union County’s Special Response Fund.
CRANFORD—The Cranford Chamber of Commerce is planning their 12th annual golf outing & dinner on Tuesday, June 1, at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains.
STATE — Campaign finance records show that an alleged al-Qaida member who grew up in New Jersey received $75 as an election day worker for Gov. Jon Corzine’s campaign in 2005.
STATE — Residents of Linden and Rahway heard a tremendous boom at about 9 a.m. Sunday, but officials say it was just thunder from the incredible storm that struck all weekend.
Pouring rain and fierce winds triggered flood warnings, downed trees, closed roads and stopped trains across New Jersey. The National Weather Service clocked wind gusts of up to 70 mph.
CRANFORD – From March 12 to April 17, the exhibition, “Playing Politics”, will be on display in the Tomasulo Gallery on the Cranford campus of Union County College.
ELIZABETH—The Union County freeholders will hold two open public hearings for the review of the 2010 executive budget.
Book Sale • March 12 & 13 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – The Friends of the Cranford Public Library will hold a used book sale in the cellar of the library, located at 224 Walnut Ave. Most prices range from 25 cents to $6. For info, call 908-709-7281.