BLACKSBURG, Va.—Several area residents who are enrolled at Virginia Tech were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2009 semester.
PLAINFIELD — City Public Safety Director Martin Hellwig used a city computer to make an appointment with a prostitute, according to documents purporting to be an official police report obtained by the News Record.
CLARK – The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Clark is trying to recruit volunteers. New teams, team captains and individuals are welcome to attend Relay For Life monthly meetings, prior to the event.
SCOTCH PLAINS—The works of local artists, both African Americans and those who pay tribute to the talents of African Americans, will open in an exhibit honoring Black History Month at the NJ Blood Services blood center and South Avenue Gallery on Feb. 22, with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m.
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.