RAHWAY — Farmer Carissa, of Quiver Farm, came to Franklin School in Rahway on May 4 to teach the kindergarten students about the special jobs the Daddy Rooster and the Mother Hen have on the farm. Students will be responsible for taking care of the eggs until they hatch.
May 2 at 5:21 p.m. – Officer Umberto Scaturro investigated a theft at New Brunswick Avenue.
May 2 at 1:12 p.m. – At the Hudson County Jail, Officer Glenn Griffin arrested Jersey City resident Robert Miles, 51, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie appointed Donald E. Goncalves, the assistant secretary of the Elizabeth Board of Education, to the newly-created Education Transformation Task Force.
CRANFORD – On Sunday, May 22, novelist Tom Perrotta will speak at 2 p.m. in the Roy Smith Theater on the college’s Cranford campus, as part of the Union County College Alumni Association Author’s Series.
CLARK – The Clark Board of Education will meet tonight at the Clark Council Chambers, 315 Westfield Avenue, beginning at 7 p.m.
SCOTCH PLAINS – The Caregiver Support Group at RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center is hosting a special program on communication for those caring for people with Alzheimer’s or related dementias on Wednesday, June 1 at 6 p.m. at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center in Scotch Plains.
CRANFORD – On May 14, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., there will be an open house for the summer College for Kids & Teens (CFK) program at Union County College’s Cranford campus.
CLARK — Suzanne Nagourney, a science teacher at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark, recently attended a rain garden training program at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside.
RAHWAY — Third and fourth grade gifted and talented students from Rahway Public Schools participated in the district’s yearly “Battle of the Books.”