LINDEN—The Department of Public Property and Community Services is sponsoring art classes for Linden youngsters in the first through ninth grades on Saturdays beginning Oct. 10 and continuing through March 6, 2010.
RAHWAY – The Rahway Center Partnership will host a super fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Hart Street Park in Rahway. This event will benefit the partnership, Food for Friends, and two Rahway High School Educational Scholarships.
UNION—The Joseph Nugent Sr. Association of Union County, New Jersey will hold its 23rd annual Irish Festival and Picnic to benefit a child with a life threatening illness through the Make-A-Wish Foundation ® on Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Elks Lodge in Union from 1 to 6 p.m., rain or shine.
SUMMIT— Oratory Prep School has announced the season’s open houses for Sunday, Sept. 27, from 1 – 3 p.m. and Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 7 – 9 p.m.
TRENTON—State Department of Transportation Commissioner Stephen Dilts announced Friday that work to re-engineer the I-78 eastbound ramp to the Garden State Parkway Union Toll Plaza is complete, noting that the work is among many improvements in recent years to benefit motorists along the busy corridor.
ELIZABETH—John Doherty, a resident of Elizabeth, recently graduated from The Local 68 Apprentice Program.
ROSELLE PARK—The First Annual Rummage & Craft Sale, will take place in the church’s downstairs parish hall at 113 Chiego Place, Roselle Park on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
SCOTCH PLAINS – If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, there are a lot of treatment options to consider. Urologist Brett Opell, MD will provide a prostate cancer update on Monday, Sept. 14 at 5:30 p.m.
RAHWAY—Two weeks after the school board accepted his resignation effective in January, allowing him to exploit credits for time off and unused sick leave, disgraced Councilman Bobby Akbar resigned from the city’s governing body Tuesday.
ROSELLE—Calls are rising for Roselle Borough Councilman Jamel Holley resign in the wake of criminal charges leveled against him for tampering with ballots in the 2006 Democratic primary for borough council.