UNION COUNTY – The holiday season gets underway this weekend as Union County communities hold their official tree lighting ceremonies.
CLARK—The township will host its annual holiday winter festival and tree/menorah lighting on Sunday, Nov. 29.
RAHWAY—On the evening of Sunday, Dec. 20, Morning Star Community Christian will hold their eighth annual Christmas concert, “Christmas With the Stars,” at the Union County Performing Arts Center at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway.
NEW ORLEANS, La.— This past week, an assortment of 80 youth, Groundwork Executive Directors, National Park Service staff, and youth Green Team leaders voyaged to New Orleans, Louisiana, to tour the city, explore nature, work a service project, and to share experiences in their hometowns as the Groundwork program continues to grow across the country.
ELIZABETH—In order to help prevent the spread of the flu to patients and staff, Trinitas Regional Medical Center announced recently that it is restricting visitors to adults who are age 18 and older and those who do not have flu symptoms.
If you were to look into my soul, at least two-thirds of it would probably look a lot like walking through the front door of ‘Turnabout’ records in Garwood. This place is that cool.
RAHWAY—Madison Elementary School in Rahway held their annual Thanksgiving play and dinner on Friday, Nov. 20.
LINDEN—First grade students from Linden School No.2 celebrated the “First Thanksgiving.” The students learned the meaning of teamwork as they made pumpkin bread together, just like the native Americans worked together with the pilgrims.
RAHWAY—Rahway’s Franklin School Pre-K students in Kathy Harris’ and Jackie Gallo’s classes celebrated Thanksgiving together with a special meal of homemade vegetable soup, cornbread and pumpkin pie.
UNION COUNTY—While the weather has been unstable, the cold and snow of winter are just around the corner. While The Salvation Army is hard at work meeting the needs of the people all year long, the organization’s greatest visibility is during the Thanksgiving/Christmas season.