GARWOOD – The Union County College Foundation celebrated its 21st Annual Gala on Nov. 15, at the Westwood in Garwood. Held to raise money for scholarships for students, the event raised more than $200,000, which will help further the core mission of the college, to provide students with an affordable, accessible, and quality education.
UNION COUNTY — Libraries are inviting their patrons to help check out hunger this holiday season with donations to a food drive. From Nov. 25 – Dec. 16, Union County Public Libraries will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items to benefit the New Jersey Community Food Bank and other local food pantries.
GARWOOD — The Mothers’ Center of Central New Jersey will hold a four week discussion group, Mind in the Making: The 7 Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs. The group will meet Tuesdays, Nov. 19 & 26 and Dec. 3 & 10 from 9:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at Garwood Presbyterian Church at 341 Spruce Avenue in Garwood. On-site babysitting is available.
AIMONT, N.Y. – Pascack Valley Learning Center students, faculty and parents have announced the completion of a 300-page book “Surviving Sandy.” The hardcover book details the Superstorm, outlines the challenges faced by survivors, and highlights the hope that volunteers brought in the months following the storm.
STATE – New Jersey is under a Tornado Watch until 5 p.m. today, according to the National Weather Service.
UNION COUNTY — The Union County Prosecutor’s Office, Union County Police Department, and local elected officials and health professionals are urging residents to take a moment this October to dispose of their unwanted prescription medication at one of two county locations participating in the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General Division of Community Affairs’ Project Medicine Drop initiative.