Cranford

Readers Forum Returns For 17th Year

CRANFORD—The Readers’ Forum, the book discussion group of the Cranford Public Library, will begin its 17th year with a discussion of “The Patron Saint of Liars” by Ann Patchett on Monday, Sept. 21. The novel tells the complex story of Rose Clinton, a resident of St. Patrick’s Home for Unwed Mothers in Habit, Kentucky.

Pet Adoption Day

CRANFORD—Best Friend Dog and Animal Adoption will hold a pet adoption on Sunday, Aug. 30, at The Mill, 347 E. Lincoln Avenue, Cranford from 1-4 p.m. The shelter has several emergencies, including a one-year-old cat that is losing her foster…

Hands-On Green Learning In Store For Union County Students

SCOTCH PLAINS – Middle school students throughout Union County may learn about sustainability this fall by building their own wind turbines and cooking with solar energy. The hands-on activities took place during a “Green Boot Camp” for middle school teachers. The camp was developed through a partnership between Honeywell and Union County Vocational-Technical Schools, to help middle school teachers learn about the latest green education tools.

Kean Students Graduate With Honors

UNION – Kean University held commencement ceremonies for its graduate and undergraduate students in May. Among the degree recipients were more than 600 students who graduated with honors, the largest group in the university’s history to graduate with distinction.