EDISON—A new program at Middlesex County College, called “Electronics for Green Jobs,” graduated eight people at a ceremony in July. The program, which began in May, trained them in electronics in this new, rapidly expanding field.
PLAINFIELD—Literacy Volunteers of Union County is a non-profit, volunteer driven organization dedicated to making a difference in the lives of adult learners by teaching them basic reading skills, writing and English as a second language.
CLIFTON—Dover Business College held its annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, July 18.
PLAINFIELD—One out of five adults in New Jersey has difficulty reading, writing or communicating in English. All it takes is one hour a week to make a difference in the life of an adult who wants to learn.
PLAINFIELD – The Tri-County Red Cross has revised and improved our Babysitter’s Training course with input from youth in the community. The course is fun and fast-paced with hands-on activities, exciting video, role-plays and lively discussions.
ELIZABETH – The Union County Clerk has warned owners of commercial and residential property in the county to beware of people who offer to sell them a certified copy of the deed to their property. Some of these companies are targeting non-English-speaking homeowners.
EDISON – Rhona Eserner, Upper School Head at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, has announced the names of students from Union County who have been placed on the Honor Roll with Distinction and the Regular Honor Roll for the Fourth Quarter of the 2008-2009 academic year.