Union County

VSA Arts Announces Award Winners

NEW BRUNSWICK– VSA arts of New Jersey, a nonprofit statewide organization that provides arts opportunities for people with disabilities, will honor the recipients of the 2010 Arts Achievement Awards and the 5th Annual Dare to Imagine Awards on Saturday, April 17, at 2 p.m. at the Linwood Middle School in North Brunswick.

Kean Receives Grant To Help Students With Learning Disabilities

UNION– Kean University recently received the Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Community Seed Grant in support of Project Excel, an ongoing initiative that assists students with learning disabilities. The program is a perfect fit for the Foundation and its mission, which develops, supports and advocates programs that enrich the lives of those with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

Reception Scheduled For Roselle Park Artist

ROSELLE PARK – “Paintings – A 60 Year Retrospective” a solo exhibit of oil paintings by Roselle Park resident, Gloria Commerato, is on display at the Casano Community Center Art Gallery through April 16. There will be a reception to meet the artist on Friday, March 26, from 11 a.m. – noon.

A Ribbon-Winning Rendition

LINDEN—David Tibbs, a student at Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Academy in Linden, displays the second place ribbon he won for his moving rendition of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech at the Declamation Competition held by the Union County Catholic League of Forensics on Feb. 22.