Union County

Inaugural Baran Scholarship Fund Awards Announced

ELIZABETH – A nursing student at Union County College and the Richmond Towers Senior Citizens Complex in Plainfield have been named the recipients of the inaugural Ann Baran Sponsorship Fund awards, established by the board of trustees of Community Access Unlimited (CAU) in Elizabeth to honor the former Union County manager, vice president of Trinitas Hospital and CAU board member.

Grover Cleveland School Encourages Family Fitness

RAHWAY—On April 14, Grover Cleveland School held the first annual Family Fitness Night. With a grant from Activate Rahway, along with assistance from the Rahway YMCA, Rutgers Family & Community Health Sciences, Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, and the Grover Cleveland staff, parents and students participated in an evening of physical activity and nutritional information.

An Earth Day Lesson

RAHWAY—Students in Kathy Harris’ Pre K class at Franklin School in Rahway learned about polluted water by observing how quickly a bowl of clean water can be affected by items such as juice containers, plastic, and food items.

Rahway Meet & Greet

RAHWAY—Democratic mayoral candidate Renee Bridges Thrash will host the first of a series of a ‘meet & greet’ events from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday April 24 at the VFW Mackie Post 499 on Main Street.