March 9 at 2:47 a.m. – In the vicinity of Central Avenue, Officer George Marmarou arrested East Orange resident Shekierra Whitfield, 33, for possession of CDS. She was subsequently released on her own recognizance pending a court date.
RAHWAY – Last week, Rahway’s City Council unanimously approved an $8.5 million bond ordinance to fund the construction of a new 1,100-seat amphitheater and other downtown construction projects.
TRENTON—New Jersey employers continued to trim payrolls in January as total employment fell by 9,100 jobs over the month.
LINDEN—Parents and politicians are again battling for seats on the Board of Education, which rules the $110 million a year public school system.
TRENTON – The owner of a Union County retail jewelry business, Elegant Creations, Inc., was sentenced Friday to five months in prison and five months home confinement for causing the business to fail to file a report as required in connection with the receipt by the business of United States currency in amounts over $10,000.
LINDEN—Mystic Vision Players has announced auditions for a production of Elton John & Tim Rice’s AIDA on April 26 and 27. Sign in at 6:45-9 p.m. at the John T. Gregorio Center, 330 Helen Street, Linden.
CLARK—Students at Mother Seton Regional High School, Clark, will be performing in “High School Musical 2” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings, March 26 and March 27. A matinee performance is scheduled for Sunday, March 28 at 2 p.m. All performances will be held in the school auditorium.
RAHWAY—Saint Thomas the Apostle Byzantine Catholic Church will offer a traditional Slavic dinner on Wednesday, April 7, from 5 until 8 p.m. The church is located at 1407 St. George Avenue in Rahway.
RAHWAY — The Robert Wood Johnson Rahway Foundation and the Rose Ball Committee will honor Northfield Bank the hospital’s medical/dental staff this year, according to Christine Kline, Rose Ball chairman.
Live Music • March 18 from 9 p.m. – midnight – Robert Ross will perform at Robin’s Nest, 3103 Tremley Point Rd., Linden. For info, call 1-908-290-3090.