SUMMIT—On May 22, at 7 p.m., join the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey for Jewel in the Crown; the Art Center’s Spring Benefit. Inspired by the current exhibition Erasing Borders 2010: Contemporary Art of the Indian Diaspora, which focuses on the outstanding work of Indo-American artists, the Jewel in the Crown will celebrate the rich culture of India.
ROSELLE PARK—A flea market will be held at Church of the Assumption, Roselle Park, in the downstairs parish hall, 113 Chiego Place on Saturday, April 24.
RAHWAY—Roosevelt School in Rahway recently had a Reading is Fundamental (RIF) Day. The program prepares and motivates children to read by delivering free books and literacy resources.
CRANFORD – Union County College will hold an adjunct faculty job fair on Saturday, May 1, from 1 to 4 p.m. The fair will be held in the Victor M. Richel Student Commons on the college’s Cranford campus located at 1033 Springfield Avenue.
COLTS NECK—Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Brendan M. McAvoy has re-enlisted in the U.S. Navy after nine years of military service.
UNION– The #19/22 Kean University baseball team banged out 15 runs on 19 hits as they shutout the visiting Dolphins of the College of Mt. St. Vincent, 15-0, Wednesday afternoon at Jim Hynes Stadium.
LINDEN—Linden School No. 1 recently held a “NJ ASK Pep Rally” to motivate students to excel on the state test.
LINDEN – On March 31, local students visited Infineum USA L.P.’s facilities in Linden, New Jersey to participate in its 12th Annual Career Workshop and learn about careers in engineering.
UNION – Freshman Lyndsey Cannon netted six goals and added two assists to lead the Kean University women’s lacrosse team to a 19-4 win over SUNY Maritime College in Skyline Conference action on Wednesday afternoon.
ELIZABETH – With payroll for the top 100 city employees at about $14 million, a standard wage hike this year will cost taxpayers an additional $550,000, according to publicly available data on municipal salaries.