CLARK – After seeing the images of devastation in Japan caused by the earthquake and tsunami on Friday, many people will want to donate to humanitarian relief efforts. While there are many organizations collecting money for the cause, Clark accountant Thomas Angelo, CPA advises you to do your research before sending your contribution.
STATE – Legislation sponsored by state Sen. Ray Lesniak to deregulate the telephone industry would likely mean higher prices for New Jersey landline telephone customers, according to a report released this week.
CLARK – A drawing for official ballot positions for Clark’s annual school election will be held on Thursday, March 17, at 3 p.m. in the superintendent’s office on the second floor of Arthur L. Johnson High School, 365 Westfield Avenue. The drawing is open to the public.
RAHWAY — Math Club members at Rahway High School joined with their peers at schools and museums across the country to celebrate Pi Day on March 14 (3.14).
CLARK – Children’s author and illustrator Steven Light visited St Agnes School in Clark to kick off the school’s March into Reading program. He delighted the children by reading three of his books and sharing his sketchbooks.
CLARK–Second grade students at St Agnes School in Clark have “adopted” a trio of cubs. After studying about five of the many endangered animals, the students wanted a way to help these animals. During the month of February, the children were able to collect $50 and send it to the World Wildlife Fund.
CRANFORD — The Union County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force and the Cranford Police Department are investigating the death of a woman that occurred on Sunday, according to Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH – This spring, the Union County College Retails Skills Center is offering free job training classes for Elizabeth residents interested in the hospitality industry, customer service and sales, and visual merchandising.
RAHWAY – The Rahway Branch NAACP will hold a Candidates’ Night Forum on Monday, March 21, to allow community members to meet the candidates seeking seats on the Board of Education.
TRENTON – A Roselle man admitted his role in a tax fraud conspiracy that caused the IRS to issue over $3 million in refund checks Thursday, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.