SCOTCH PLAINS – Members of the Union Catholic High School Student Council collected 28 baskets of food and 28 turkeys from fellow students, faculty and staff during their annual Thanksgiving Food Drive.
UNION – Junior Jonathan Jones of Linden was named the Kean Athlete of the Week on Nov. 30, following a 2-1 week for the Cougars.
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Rahway’s Andre Neblett, a senior nose tackle for the Temple Owls, was named to the All-Mid-American Conference first team last week. He was one of a record eight players from the college to be so honored.
WESTFIELD—The Choral Art Society of New Jersey, Inc. announces its annual Messiah Sing will take place on Friday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1 East Broad Street, Westfield.
RAHWAY—The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association will host their annual holiday candlelight evening tours, on Saturdays, Dec. 5th and 12th, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the museum building located on the corner of St. Georges and Westfield avenues…
CLARK – Have your picture taken with Santa Claus at O’Johnnie’s Hallmark Shop on Sunday, Dec. 6, between 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. There will be free candy canes, helium balloons and Hallmark date books.
WESTFIELD—On Thursday, Dec. 31, at 7 p.m., the Westfield Symphony Orchestra will present one of New Jersey’s most popular New Year’s Eve musical celebrations.
ELIZABETH—Gov.-elect Christopher Christie announced the appointment of three transition team members from Elizabeth, Board of Education member and former President Rafael Fajardo, Schools Superintendent Pablo Munoz and former Councilman Tony Monteiro.
ROSELLE PARK—“Make Your Own” Holiday Craft Class, will be offered on Dec. 17 from 4 – 6 p.m. as a fundraiser for the art gallery at the Casano Community Center.
LINDEN-This is an excerpt from material given to me by Walter Tylicki:
“Early in April 1909, Miss Louise Clougher—now Mrs. Conlon—was employed in the office of the Linden and Union Realty Company, located at the present site (1959) of the Linden Police Headquarters on West Blancke Street.