ROSELLE PARK – Ibtisam Ali, a computer science major at Kean University and a resident of Roselle Park, recently was awarded the 2009 Tri-State Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects (AAAEA) Scholarship. Ali received the scholarship during an AAAEA awards dinner in Fort Lee, N.J., on October 17.
ROSELLE PARK—To celebrate the first anniversary of the Art Gallery at The Casano Community Center, a dinner will be held on Nov. 4 from 6 – 8 p.m. The cost is $10 per person, all proceeds will go to help the gallery install a new exhibit hanging system.
ROSELLE PARK – “Discovering New Jersey,” a solo exhibit of artwork by Roselle Park resident, Leona M Seufert, will be on display at the Casano Community Center Gallery from Oct. 20 – Dec. 18.
ROSELLE PARK—The First Annual Rummage & Craft Sale, will take place in the church’s downstairs parish hall at 113 Chiego Place, Roselle Park on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
ROSELLE PARK – Poet Leona M Seufert will read her poem “The Memory Keeper’s Promise” at this year’s Roselle Park annual Sept. 11 remembrance service on Friday Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. at the town’s Michael J. Mauri Park.
ELIZABETH—Union County’s One-Stop Career Center has moved to a new location in Elizabeth at 921 Elizabeth Avenue. The One-Stop offers free services and training for job seekers every weekday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and remains open until 6 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. English and Spanish are spoken.
ROSELLE PARK – “My Favorite Things,” a solo exhibit of artwork by Roselle Park resident, Paula Meyers will be on display at the Casano Community Center Gallery from Aug. 18 – Oct. 16.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Middle school students throughout Union County may learn about sustainability this fall by building their own wind turbines and cooking with solar energy. The hands-on activities took place during a “Green Boot Camp” for middle school teachers. The camp was developed through a partnership between Honeywell and Union County Vocational-Technical Schools, to help middle school teachers learn about the latest green education tools.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—The following local residents are 2009 graduates of Union College:
UNION – Kean University held commencement ceremonies for its graduate and undergraduate students in May. Among the degree recipients were more than 600 students who graduated with honors, the largest group in the university’s history to graduate with distinction.