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.
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.