RAHWAY – The Rahway Retired Men’s Club is now accepting new members. Open to men age 55 and older living in Rahway and the surrounding area, the club holds meetings every Monday at the Rahway Senior Citizen Center at 1306 Esterbrook Avenue.
LINDEN – The Libraries of Union County Consortium recently recognized Linden Mayor Richard Gerbounka as the Elected Official Of The Year. The award, which was presented at the group’s annual reception, goes to an official who is a dedicated library advocate.
MOUNTAINSIDE—Recognizing that 24 years of pounding hooves have taken their toll at Union County’s Watchung Stables, the facility is slated to get a new main ring under a plan approved by the Board of Freeholders.
BLOOMFIELD – Bloomfield College held a ceremony to honor students named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester on Oct. 25 in the Van Fossan Theatre in the Westminster Arts Center on the college campus.
TRENTON—Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean today called on Governor Jon Corzine to immediately impound all unspent state funds because this year’s budget is running almost $1 billion behind in anticipated revenues.
WESTFIELD—The planning committee for Westfield Community player’s 75th Anniversary celebration soiree is busy at work for the Saturday, Nov. 21, event from 8 to 11 p.m. in the theater at 1000 North Avenue West, Westfield.
CLARK – Recently, 5th grade students from F.K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark were treated to a trip to space. A representative from the Morris Museum sent the kids to outer space using an inflatable galaxy.
ROSELLE – The Roselle Urban Enterprise Zone Clean Team is taking its mission to beautify Roselle a step further thanks to a new commercial property maintenance effort.
RAHWAY — The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association will host Children’s Ghost Night at the Tavern on Saturday, Nov. 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
ELIZABETH—To help students at the nation’s largest high school, the 5,000-student Elizabeth High School, get their diplomas, Elizabethtown Gas of Berkeley Heights created a mentoring and internship program there five years ago.