ELIZABETH—Three seniors at St. Mary of the Assumption High School are recipients of the Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholar Award.
WESTFIELD –Charlie Harder of Cranford and Anne Baker of Westfield will compete Monday, April 19 in the next level of an international public speaking competition, which culminates this summer, according to the Toastmasters of Westfield.
MADISON— Rahway resident Auston Gabriel, a sophomore at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham in Madison, spent eight days in New Orleans, as part of FDU’s Alternative Break service project program. At FDU, he is enrolled in the biology program.
ELIZABETH – United Way of Greater Union County is promoting National Volunteer Week, April 18th- April 24.
LINDEN – A Rahway man faces charges after police discovered a stolen handgun during a Sunday night traffic stop, authorities said.
CRANFORD—The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened a Disaster Recovery Center today at Cranford Borough Hall, 8 Springfield Avenue, to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by the storms and flooding of mid-March.
CRANFORD – Union County College has narrowed its search for a new president to three finalists, the college announced Monday. The college’s presidential search committee named two external candidates, Dr. Marie Gnage and Dr. Margaret McMenamin, and one internal candidate, Dr. Wallace Smith.
RAHWAY—Thomas C. Cusmano from Rahway filed his petition Monday to run in the Republican primary for the 10th Congressional District.
RAHWAY—Artist R. Gregory Christie will tell stories about two brave champions as part of a Black History program from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 17 at the Rahway Public Library, in a program geared toward children aged 9 through 12.
RAHWAY—Steve Solomon’s hilarious, multi-award winning, long-running Off Broadway hit, “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m in Therapy,” takes the stage at the Union County Performing Arts Center at Rahway on Saturday, April 30 at 8 p.m. for one performance only. Tickets are $25 and $35.