STATE—The state Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct has accused Union County Superior Court Judge William L’E. Wertheimer of improper behavior for the third time, after he allegedly made a joke referring to an organization that supported Nazi Germany during the 1930s.
ELIZABETH—Trinitas Regional Medical Center will sponsor a Medical Explorers Post for teens and young adults aged 15 – 20, male and female, who are interested in exploring medical careers. The Explorers is a division of the Boy Scouts of America.
NEWARK—Robert Drummond of Hillside lost count of the number of times his heart stopped. Pacemakers, defibrillators, medications and hope were not enough to keep his heart beating while he waited for a transplant. Now, an extraordinary new heart pump is bridging that gap.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Middle school students throughout Union County may learn about sustainability this fall by building their own wind turbines and cooking with solar energy. The hands-on activities took place during a “Green Boot Camp” for middle school teachers. The camp was developed through a partnership between Honeywell and Union County Vocational-Technical Schools, to help middle school teachers learn about the latest green education tools.
LINDEN—The Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services has planned a Little Kickers Fall Soccer Clinic for city boys and girls, ages 4 and 5.
ELIZABETH — The Merck Institute for Science Education held its Academy for Leadership in Science Instruction in Princeton earlier this month. The three-year K-12 professional development program brings together teachers, principals and district administrators to create a community of science educators and leaders who will work to strengthen science instruction in their schools and districts for years to come.
CRANFORD—The Friends of the Cranford Public Library’s monthly documentary film series continues on Monday, Sept. 14, with “doxita.”
CRANFORD—Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) announced last week that the House of Representatives recently passed legislation that includes his request for $300,000 to help fund a feasibility study by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers that would help determine the best course of action to help Cranford meet its flood control needs.
RAHWAY—The stairway at the east end of the eastbound (inbound) platform at the Rahway Train Station, which connects Irving Street to the station, is currently closed for repairs and will undergo renovations beginning Monday, Oct. 19.
Aug. 10 at 1:29 p.m. – Officer Glenn Griffin investigated a report of criminal mischief to a Rolling Hill Way residence.