ELIZABETH — Benedictine Academy, an all-female Catholic college prep high school in Elizabeth, held its annual Sports Awards Night on May 12. Players from the school’s sports teams were recognized for their many talents and contributions during this past academic year.
ELIZABETH – A Union County jury convicted an Elizabeth man of first degree aggravated sexual assault and first degree robbery, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
LINDEN — Linden Police officers will be cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign.
RAHWAY – Peter Kowal, who was defeated in last month’s school board election, is once again a member of Rahway’s Board of Education.
SCOTCH PLAINS — On Sunday, May 22, Willow Grove Presbyterian Church in Scotch Plains will present John Fea, a historian from Messiah College at its adult forum at 11:30 a.m. speaking on his book, “Was America Founded as a Christian Nation?”
ELIZABETH-Memories from Fr. Tom McLaughlin: “I have some Elizabeth memories told to me by my mother. At the end of Monroe Avenue, her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Kister, owned a farm at the turn of the century (1900). She recalls their well, their horse and buggy as well as fields of yellow daffodils.
CLARK – The Irish Business Association (IBA) has announced the honorees of its Third Annual Awards Dinner, scheduled for Tuesday, June 14, at the Westwood in Garwood.
RAHWAY – Celebrate this season’s success and support arts and culture with the Union County Performing Arts Center at their sixth annual ‘Night at the Races’ fundraiser on Saturday, June 18, from 6 until 10 p.m. at Pegasus East at the Meadowlands.
Yard Sale • May 21 & 22 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. –The Joan Angela D’Alessandro Memorial Foundation will hold a yard sale at 45 Florence St., Hillsdale (off Clinton Ave.) to benefit neglected & homeless youth at the Father English Center in Paterson and Youth Haven in Passaic. Info: 1-201-664-9140
SUMMIT — The Choral Art Society of New Jersey, Inc. will be performing Ludwig Van Beethoven’s Mass in C major, Opus 86 and Four Sacred Motets by Anton Bruckner: Ave Maria, Os Justi, Virga Jesse and Locus Iste.