ELIZABETH – United Way of Greater Union County, Union County College, and the County of Union’s Department of Human Services have partnered to launch Reconnections, a program to assist formerly incarcerated individuals to gain access to services to help develop skills that they can use to make their lives better.
UNION—The Children’s Department of the Union Public Library has scheduled the following programs at the Main Library during the month of April:
CLARK – Author Kelvin R. Ward shares a dark phase in his life and recalls how he managed to see the light again in his new book. In “Divorce Ahead – Detour,” the Clark resident offers inspiration as he tells of the miracle that unfolded before him after coping with divorce.
PLAINFIELD—United Way of Greater Union County’s African American Leadership Committee will host their signature event: “Making a Mark” on Friday, March 12, at The Burney Manor 1127 Watchung Avenue, Plainfield.
UNION – The YM-YWHA of Union County Jewish Voices will present a Day of Learning on Sunday, May 16. Highlights include an introduction by Rabbi EM Teitz and a choice of six sessions led by top rabbis in the field.
CLARK—On Sunday, March 21, at 3 p.m., the Polish Cultural Foundation will present brother and sister violinists, Ania and Piotr Filochowski, with piano accompaniment by Jeeyong Hong.
ROSELLE—Local community theatre company, Mystic Vision Players, will host its 4th annual “One Night Only: Pop Goes the Musical!” The evening will display some of the company’s seasoned performers, both old and new, highlighting some of their favorite songs of stage and screen.
CLARK—The F.K. Hehnly students in Anne Pandolfo’s kindergarten class are enjoying the new math centers provided to them by the Clark Education Fund. The class received a grant to purchase nine different learning centers as well as clipboards to use at their writing center.
EDISON—Kayla Kluse of Winfield Park, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, has received the President’s Volunteer Service Award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of time to serve their communities and their country.
RAHWAY—The students in Alicia Scipioni’s second grade class at Franklin School learned how to use the Skype program in the computer lab with the assistance of Linda Lampert. The students met another class online and had to guess through a question and answer session where the other class was from.