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.
RAHWAY—Madison Elementary School in Rahway held their “State Fair” on April 20. Parents, students, and community members were invited to travel around the U.S.A. in one afternoon.
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.
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.
ROSELLE – The Roselle Independent Democrats will be hosting a fundraiser for the Democrats for Change county-wide candidates on Monday, April 26, from 8:30-10 p.m. at Chestnut Street Plaza, 125 Chestnut Street in Roselle.
EWING – Junior Nick Nolan was 4-for-5 and freshman Steve Nappe drove in four as Kean University rallied to defeat host The College of New Jersey, 10-6, Tuesday afternoon at Ackerman Park.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Freshman Lyndsey Cannon had six goals and four assists to lead the Kean University women’s lacrosse team to an 18-9 win over College of Mount Saint Vincent on Thursday evening.
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.
LINDEN – Police are warning Linden residents to lock their car doors and keep valuables out of sight following a series of car break-ins and motor vehicle thefts during the overnight hours between April 19 and 20.
LINDEN – A 26-year-old Linden man left his car running while he went into the convenience store at the Hess Station on West St. Georges Avenue Tuesday evening. When he came back outside, the vehicle was gone, police said.