ORADELL—Jonathan James Becker of Rahway graduated from Bergen Catholic High School on June 7.
PISCATAWAY—Seven Union County high school graduates have each been awarded $1,000 scholarships for academic excellence and community service.
UNION—The Children’s Department of the Union Public Library has scheduled the following programs at the Vauxhall Branch during the month of August:
CLARK – The Clark Scholarship Fund awarded five scholarships worth a total of $6,500 to outstanding Arthur L. Johnson High School and Union County Magnet High School seniors at an awards ceremony held at the Clark Knights of Columbus earlier this year.
ELIZABETH – A team of four at-risk youth members of Community Access Unlimited (CAU) have been selected by the National Independent Living Association (NILA) to do a presentation about “Living in the System” to attendees at the 2009 NILA Conference in Nashville, Tenn., from Sept. 1-4.
ROSELLE – Jeff Foxx, a WBLS radio DJ and R& B artist will perform at the first Roselle Urban Enterprise Zone Summer Concert Series event on Friday, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Roselle Shopping Center, 500-600 Raritan Road.
MOUNTAINSIDE—Consider it a modern day totem pole.
What was once a boring, gray, concrete column is now a mural of mosaic panels featuring butterflies, flowers and birds, greeting visitors to Union County’s Trailside Science Museum and Nature Center in the Watchung Reservation.
CRANFORD—The Union County Teen Arts Tour, including works by Cranford teens, will visit the Cranford Public Library, 224 Walnut Avenue, from Saturday, July 25, to Thursday, Aug. 20.
RAHWAY—Veteran New Jersey rocker Pat “the Soulcat” Toner will play a special benefit concert at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, in the Social Hall at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rahway.
SAVANNAH, Ga.—Three local students were named to the dean’s list at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga., for winter quarter 2008.