UNION — Celebrate National Poetry Month with an evening of Poetry and Art at the Les Malamut Art Gallery on Thursday, April 28, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. The gallery is located downstairs in the Union Public Library at 1980 Morris Avenue. This event is free to the public.
NEWARK– A doctor with a practice in Elizabeth and his wife pleaded guilty last week to a health care fraud scheme in which more than 20,000 patient visits were conducted by individuals posing as licensed physicians for as little as $10 an hour, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
April 18 at 7:35 a.m. – Officer Steven Guinta investigated a burglary at Witherspoon Street.
RAHWAY — Rahway Public Library, in collaboration with Middlesex County College, will be continuing the Job Readiness Workshop Series on Wednesday evenings during the month of May.
April 18 at 2:26 p.m. – Officer Thomas Sarnecki investigated a report of a burglary to a Lupine Way residence.
CRANFORD—Enjoy the jazz stylings of Les Jumelles on Wednesday, April 27, at 7 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, courtesy of the Friends of the Cranford Library.
CRANFORD – Last week, New Jersey State Police detectives arrested Arthur Ernst III, a 24-year-old music teacher at Ocean Township High School in Oakhurst as the result of a child pornography investigation.
CLARK – Clark Public Schools’ proposed 2011-2012 budget will raise taxes by $33 for the average township homeowner, according to district officials. The proposed budget includes a total tax levy of $27,283,102, and is just $225,000 – less than one percent – higher than the current year’s spending plan.
LINDEN – Linden’s Department of Public Property and Community Services has wrapped up its 2010 Free Income Tax Assistance Program after helping nearly 2,000 residents with their federal and state tax forms.
RAHWAY — On Tuesday, April 19, the students of Rahway’s African-American Studies class and their instructor, David Brighouse sponsored an African-American history presentation for Board of Education and community members and district administrators.