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.
LINDEN — Linden School No. 9 raised a total of $3,719 for Pennies for Patients.
CLARK – Eileen Smith, children’s librarian at the Clark Public Library, recently came to the Clark Preschool to read to the children and explain the services provided by the library.
CRANFORD – On Sunday, March 6, over 340 patrons filled the Cranford Community Center for United Way of Greater Union County’s Cranford Community Council 2nd Annual Taste of Cranford. The event generated more than $13,800 to benefit Cranford Family Care.
ELIZABETH — Juan Rodolfo Ortiz of Elizabeth, a senior at Northern Valley High School in Demarest, has received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College, College President Dario A. Cortes, PhD, announced.
WESTFIELD – The Board of Education appointed Vincent Yaniro as the district’s interim business administrator and board secretary this week.
CLARK — Clark Township School District is one of fewer than 400 in the nation being honored by the College Board with a place on its AP® Achievement List. School districts are recognized for opening AP classroom doors to a significantly broader pool of students, while maintaining or improving the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher.
SPRINGFIELD – School board member Jeffrey Strumpf has dropped his re-election bid, citing personal reasons.