TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie appointed Donald E. Goncalves, the assistant secretary of the Elizabeth Board of Education, to the newly-created Education Transformation Task Force.
CRANFORD – On Sunday, May 22, novelist Tom Perrotta will speak at 2 p.m. in the Roy Smith Theater on the college’s Cranford campus, as part of the Union County College Alumni Association Author’s Series.
CLARK – The Clark Board of Education will meet tonight at the Clark Council Chambers, 315 Westfield Avenue, beginning at 7 p.m.
SCOTCH PLAINS – The Caregiver Support Group at RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center is hosting a special program on communication for those caring for people with Alzheimer’s or related dementias on Wednesday, June 1 at 6 p.m. at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center in Scotch Plains.
CRANFORD – On May 14, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., there will be an open house for the summer College for Kids & Teens (CFK) program at Union County College’s Cranford campus.
CLARK — Suzanne Nagourney, a science teacher at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark, recently attended a rain garden training program at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside.
RAHWAY — Third and fourth grade gifted and talented students from Rahway Public Schools participated in the district’s yearly “Battle of the Books.”
LINDEN – Registration is underway for Linden Recreation’s Fall Youth Soccer League.
ELIZABETH – Police have arrested a man accused of beating another man to death outside an Elizabeth restaurant early Saturday morning, Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow announced.
ELIZABETH – The members and staff of Community Access Unlimited applauded a state plan to provide people with disabilities and/or their families an annual stipend to help pay for the cost of providing services.