WESTFIELD – As food prices climb, many residents are looking for ways to cut their grocery bills. The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County is offering a free class that will teach you how to do just that and eat healthier foods at the same time.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Recently selected as the 2011 Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Youth of the Year at a special recognition dinner, Bria Barnes, 17, of Scotch Plains is a true example of extraordinary youth.
RAHWAY – Some of Union County’s most talented middle and high school students will have the chance to perform on stage in front of a live audience on Tuesday, May 3 at 7 p.m. in the Teen Arts Showcase at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway.
KENILWORTH — National Pro Wrestling Superstars will return to the Kenilworth Veterans Center (33 South 21st Street, just off The Boulevard, minutes from the Garden State Parkway) on Saturday, May 14 at 7:35 p.m., in a benefit show for the Kenilworth Vietnam Veterans.
SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Free Public Library will continue its lunchtime film series, “Did You Miss These? – Recent Award Winners” on Tuesday, May 3, at noon, with the fifth film in the six-film series. The series is being shown on alternate Tuesdays through May 17.
RAHWAY — The Friends of the Rahway Public Library and the Library’s Board of Trustees will present the first Amazing Rahway Race on May 21.
CLARK — Boys and girls proudly show off their medals and certificates for completing a 5 week Kiddie Baseball clinic run by Clark Recreation. Charlie (shown here) from The US Sports Institute taught the children how to bat, pitch and catch plus the very basic fundamentals of the game.
CLARK – Six students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School were nominated and honored with awards for making a difference at their school.
LINDEN — At a recent pinning ceremony for graduates of the Practical Nurse program, Celie Valcine of Linden, received a nursing pin from Dover Business College. Valcine attended the Clifton Campus.
LAKEHURST — Army Reserve Master Sgt. Georgette Bush is returning to the U.S. after a deployment serving in the Southwest Asia Theater of Operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.