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.
LINDEN – Musician Matthew Lorenzetti will entertain members of Linden AARP Chapter #1894 at the group’s meeting on Friday May 20, at the Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terrace, Linden.
CLARK – Fourth graders at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark were introduced to the elements of culture then did a research project to identify elements of their own culture. The students decorated a shoebox with photos, drawings, souvenirs or food items representing one country from their family’s ancestry.
SPRINGFIELD–The Springfield Free Public Library’s (Really Good) Book Discussion Group will meet on Thursday, June 2 at 7 p.m. to discuss “The Language of Threads” by Gail Tsukiyama. A saga of a Chinese woman in the WWII era, “The Language of Threads” is the sequel to “Women of the Silk.”
ELIZABETH–“Training for jobs in Sustainability Management and Emerging Green Careers” 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.
TRENTON – As part of an effort to improve the health of children by providing access to nutritious meals in schools, New Jersey has received funding to expand the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program for the 2011-2012 school year.
NEWARK – A Rahway man admitted Monday to posing as a licensed physician and unlawfully treating patients, prescribing medicine, and ordering procedures at an Elizabeth medical practice in a Medicaid and Medicare fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
CRANFORD – Back by popular demand, Cruiser Nights will return to downtown Cranford on Thursday, May 12.
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.