CLARK — On May 16, Michael Bolan, Dominick Strumolo, Alex Rodrigues, Megan Heaning and Devin Kanach were awarded scholarships by the Clark Scholarship Fund. The ceremony for the recipients and family members was held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Clark.
WESTFIELD – Union County College will begin offering classes to job seekers at the Westfield Memorial Library to improve their computer and job search skills.
ELIZABETH– Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth hosted an art show for girls in grades 5-8 on Friday, May 6. Students from local elementary schools participated.
ELIZABETH — Benedictine Academy, an all-female Catholic college prep high school in Elizabeth, held its annual Sports Awards Night on May 12. Players from the school’s sports teams were recognized for their many talents and contributions during this past academic year.
ELIZABETH – A Union County jury convicted an Elizabeth man of first degree aggravated sexual assault and first degree robbery, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
LINDEN — Linden Police officers will be cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign.
RAHWAY – Peter Kowal, who was defeated in last month’s school board election, is once again a member of Rahway’s Board of Education.
SCOTCH PLAINS — On Sunday, May 22, Willow Grove Presbyterian Church in Scotch Plains will present John Fea, a historian from Messiah College at its adult forum at 11:30 a.m. speaking on his book, “Was America Founded as a Christian Nation?”
ELIZABETH-Memories from Fr. Tom McLaughlin: “I have some Elizabeth memories told to me by my mother. At the end of Monroe Avenue, her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Kister, owned a farm at the turn of the century (1900). She recalls their well, their horse and buggy as well as fields of yellow daffodils.
CLARK – The Irish Business Association (IBA) has announced the honorees of its Third Annual Awards Dinner, scheduled for Tuesday, June 14, at the Westwood in Garwood.