ELIZABETH-These are memories from William Frolich: “A sad loss to the shopping public was the disappearance of the once familiar ‘five-and-ten cent’ store. Broad Street once had two such stores within only two blocks in the center of town.
Feb. 23 at 9:18 a.m. – In the vicinity of Prescott Turn, Officer Dan Pitts arrested Newark resident Donna Sunbury, 44, for possession of narcotics paraphernalia.
RAHWAY—Read Across America Day was celebrated at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway with the help of the Rahway Fire Department.
RAHWAY—Daisy Girl Scout Troop #1312 from Rahway recently held a cookie booth sale. Many of the girls from the troop participated in assisting customers, keeping track of inventory and showed tremendous teamwork.
ELIZABETH – Authorities arrested a Woodbridge man last week who allegedly used a stolen identity to avoid traffic fines.
UNION COUNTY – Monday was the deadline for school board candidates to file nominating petitions to run in the April 20 school elections. These are the candidates from Union County.
Clearance Sale • Now through March 6 – Best Friend Dog & Animal Adoption is having a winter clothing clearance sale at their thrift shop, 1750 E. Second St., Scotch Plains. The store is open from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. every day except Sunday. Proceeds benefit the animal rescue group. For info, call 1-732-388-8930.
RAHWAY—The Downfront Jazz series, a partnership of Arts Guild New Jersey and the Union County Performing Arts Center, presents Sarah Partridge & Harry Allen on Friday, April 9, at 8 p.m., at the arts center, 1601 Irving Street in Rahway.
LINDEN—The Department of Public Property and Community Services will hold a one-day Easter ceramic class for students in kindergarten through eighth grades, on Thursday, March 18 from 6– 7:30 p.m., at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street, Linden.
CLARK – The Clark Board of Education will hold a public hearing on the annual school budget on Friday, March 26, at 5 p.m. in the Clark Municipal Council Chambers, 315 Westfield Avenue.