UNION COUNTY — In a news release issued by Democratic legislative publicist Tom Hester on March 11, Joseph Cryan acknowledged that the budget he helped Gov. Chris Christie enact last year increased property taxes 4.1 percent.
TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection will hold two public meetings in Union County to discuss proposed draft sewer service area maps in three municipalities.
NEWARK – As part of its Solar 4 All™ program, PSE&G is installing solar energy units on utility poles in Union, Springfield, Elizabeth, Roselle and Roselle Park.
Tricky Tray • March 18 at 6 p.m. – Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Academy, 170 Hussa St., Linden will host its 8th annual Tricky Tray. Tickets: $17 at the door. Must be 18+ to participate. Info: 1-908-486-2507
UNION — Literacy Volunteers of Union County, a volunteer driven, non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the literacy of adults and their families in Union County, is now registering for the spring new tutor training workshop.
RAHWAY — The Friends of the Union County Arts Center, a non-profit fundraising organization working for the benefit of the arts center, will hold a movie night event on Saturday, April 9.
ROSELLE PARK – “Winter in Roselle Park, Share the Magic” a group exhibit of photographs by Roselle Park residents, will be on display at the Casano Community Center Art Gallery through April 22. There will be a reception to meet the artists on March 30, from 6 – 7:30 p.m.
SCOTCH PLAINS — The artwork of three local blood donors will be exhibited at an opening entitled “Visionary Volunteers,” at the South Street Gallery located within New Jersey Blood Services donor room at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains.
UNION — Kean University welcomes the spring season with a series of cultural events for the entire family. Easter Egg hunts, exhibits, afternoon tea, theatre productions and dance recitals are in the line-up for all ages at Union County’s leading institution of higher education.
ELIZABETH–Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth honored four young women for their academic and all-around achievements by naming them as “Students of the Month” for February 2011.