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.
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…
CRANFORD—The Celebration Singers Children’s Choir and Young Men’s Ensemble will hold auditions on Wednesday, Sept. 9, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Cranford United Methodist Church, 201 Lincoln Avenue, at the corner of Walnut and Lincoln in Cranford. The…
CRANFORD—A representative of SCORE will provide a free seminar, “Starting and Managing Your Own Business,” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, Cranford, on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m.
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.
CRANFORD—The Friends of the Cranford Public Library’s monthly documentary film series continues on Monday, Sept. 14, with “doxita.”
CRANFORD—Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) announced last week that the House of Representatives recently passed legislation that includes his request for $300,000 to help fund a feasibility study by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers that would help determine the best course of action to help Cranford meet its flood control needs.
CRANFORD – Cranford police arrested a Newark man last week who allegedly stole a woman’s vehicle at a Dairy Queen in July.
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.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—The following local students were among the students of The Art Institute of New York City to be awarded degrees by Dean David Moughalian on June 22: