ELIZABETH–“Training for jobs in Sustainability Management and Emerging Green Careers” was the topic of a free workshop held at Union County College’s Dr. Thomas H. Brown Center for Business and Educational Advancement on Tuesday, April 19.
TRENTON – As part of an effort to improve the health of children by providing access to nutritious meals in schools, New Jersey has received funding to expand the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program for the 2011-2012 school year.
NEWARK – A Rahway man admitted Monday to posing as a licensed physician and unlawfully treating patients, prescribing medicine, and ordering procedures at an Elizabeth medical practice in a Medicaid and Medicare fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
CRANFORD – Back by popular demand, Cruiser Nights will return to downtown Cranford on Thursday, May 12.
UNION — For the fourth year the Les Malamut Art Gallery hosted on Thursday, April 28, at 6 p.m. “Painting with Words” an evening to celebrate National Poetry Month. The Les Malamut Art Gallery (wheelchair accessible, downstairs in the Union Public Library) is located at 1980 Morris Avenue, Union.
RAHWAY — Second grade students at Franklin School in Rahway learned about the Mexican culture through their language arts program. As a culminating activity to their unit of study, they celebrated with a fiesta on Cinco de Mayo
RAHWAY — Farmer Carissa, of Quiver Farm, came to Franklin School in Rahway on May 4 to teach the kindergarten students about the special jobs the Daddy Rooster and the Mother Hen have on the farm. Students will be responsible for taking care of the eggs until they hatch.
May 2 at 5:21 p.m. – Officer Umberto Scaturro investigated a theft at New Brunswick Avenue.
May 2 at 1:12 p.m. – At the Hudson County Jail, Officer Glenn Griffin arrested Jersey City resident Robert Miles, 51, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail
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.