STATE — New Jersey residents can report potholes or any other road maintenance issues by visiting the Department of Transportation’s website, www.nj.gov/transportation.
UNION – The YM-YWHA of Union County will begin its J.O.Y. Lunch and Learn series on Tuesday, March 8, as Etzion Neurer, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, discusses Anti-Semitism Today: Global to Local Trends in Light of Today’s Mideast Unrest.
SUMMIT – From constant, dagger-like sharpness, to searing heat, to confining isolation, the many perceptions of pain are rendered in intimate detail by those who suffer from it in a new art exhibit opening at the Pain Management Center at Overlook Hospital this month.
UNION — The Union Public Library continues its International Film Festival with three selections for spring 2011, beginning on Tuesday, March 8 and continuing through May 3. Three countries are represented in the program: Vietnam, Israel, and Argentina.
LINDEN – On March 2, volunteers from Infineum USA L.P. joined millions of children, parents, educators and professionals across the nation to celebrate Read Across America day to honor the birthday of the beloved children’s book author, Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as “Dr. Seuss,” at several local schools.
RAHWAY — Franklin School in Rahway recently completed their Pennies For Patients Fund Raiser for the Leukemia/ Lymphoma Society. A total of $2,243.82 was raised to help in the fight against childhood blood cancers.
LINDEN — Mayor Richard Gerbounka was presented a plaque recently from Mina and Dhemant Shah to commemorate the grand re-opening of the expanded Beno’s Liquors at 102 N. Wood Avenue, Linden.
RAHWAY — Roosevelt School in Rahway celebrated Read Across America Day on March 2. This day is a nationwide observance, backed by the NEA, celebrating the birthday of Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) who would have been 107 years old.
CLARK – Clark Public Schools has recognized a teacher at each of the township’s four public schools and named Valley Road School teacher Paula Spence as the district’s Teacher of the Year. Spence will be eligible to be named Union County Teacher of the Year and could be considered for the New Jersey State Teacher of the Year award.
LINDEN – Police have released a sketch of a suspect in a Feb. 22 burglary at a home on the 1400 block of North Stiles Street.