SCOTCH PLAINS—Help provide shelter for earthquake victims in Haiti and food for neighbors in need while enjoying international cuisine and listening to vocal and instrumental music from China. Attend the International Dinner at Willow Grove Presbyterian Church in Scotch Plains on Saturday, March 6, from 5 to 8 p.m.
FT. DIX—Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Graca M. Ruivo, daughter of Irene Santos of Elizabeth, is returning to the U.S. after a deployment to Iraq in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom.
LINDEN—Family Math Night is a way for parents and children to talk and work together while learning. It also provides a time and place where communication can take place between teachers and the family.
RAHWAY—On Feb. 17, the fourth grade gifted and talented students from Roosevelt School attended the Union County Mental Marathon, held at the Rahway Rec Center. Students from Elizabeth, Cranford, Rahway, and Roselle attended.
UNION COUNTY—The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has authorized $347,000 for a three-year agreement with the Wildlife Services Bureau of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to have the bureau manage the population of Canada geese in county parklands and recreational facilities.
UNION COUNTY — A Westfield minister who pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud before Superior Court Judge Stuart Peim is scheduled sentencing for April 9, according to state Attorney General Paula T. Dow.
NEWARK – A former Roselle Park police sergeant was charged Tuesday in a criminal Complaint with possession of child pornography, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
NEWARK – A former operations manager of a transfer and recycling station in Plainfield pleaded guilty Tuesday to traveling and causing the travel in interstate commerce to promote and facilitate commercial bribery, admitting he caused an individual who hauled waste and recyclable material to travel in interstate commerce, and thereafter accepted bribe payments from that individual on numerous occasions, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – A former Department of Community Affairs senior field representative was sentenced to state prison Tuesday for stealing more than $800,000 from a program that assists people threatened with homelessness, Acting Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
LINDEN—Linden School No. 1 recently held a NJ Ask parent night to help parents understand the state test, how to help prepare their students at home, and how the test is scored. The parents stepped into their children’s shoes when taking a test.