TRENTON – Final paving operations will require overnight closures and lane reductions on the ramps linking Interstate 78 eastbound and westbound to the Garden State Parkway (GSP) this week in Union and Hillside, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced.
CLARK — From March 28-April 15, Valley Road School in Clark participated in the Pennies for Patients fundraiser, raising over $10,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
ELIZABETH — The Trinitas Health Foundation has successfully obtained additional funds from a current benefactor to enhance a program at the Department of Behavioral Health & Psychiatry that benefits seniors who need mental health evaluation and treatment.
CLARK — The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation will present an exhibition of paintings, sculpture and ceramics by students of the Ivan Bratko’s Art School, located at the Foundation since 1999.
CRANFORD — The Union County Republican Women have arranged to have Kathy Friess, of the NJ Human Trafficking Task Force present a program on how the Attorney General and the Division of Criminal Justice with state and federal law enforcement agencies are addressing the problem of human trafficking in New Jersey.
ELIZABETH – “Green Jobs” 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.
CLARK – Students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark participated in the PTA-sponsored East Coast Conditioning Night. Four coaches challenged the students in age-appropriate stretching, sport-specific drills and fun games.
CLARK – Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School’s annual Arbor Day Program paid a special tribute this year to all of the Hehnly School Nurses. First grade Girl Scout Daisy Troop #40537 dedicated a tree and a “Nurses Garden” on the school property to all of the nurses, past and present. The entire student body participated in the program.
UNION COUNTY — Dario A. Cortes, PhD, president of Berkeley College, recently announced that students from Union County have been inducted into national honor societies at Berkeley College.
LINDEN–Liana Altman, an eighth grader from McManus Middle School, and Marta Sliwa, a sophomore at Linden High School, were the two poster contest winners for the 2011 Chemistry Council of New Jersey (CCNJ) poster and essay contest. The two entries were sponsored by CCNJ members companies.