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.
SPRINGFIELD—AAA New Jersey is conducting a food drive to benefit less fortunate individuals and families in the state.
SPRINGFIELD – Author, Dr. Therman E. Evans, will sign his newest book “From Purpose to Promise Driven Life: A Prescription For Making the Difference You Were Born to Make “ on Friday, Aug. 21, from 6 to 9 p.m. at…
UNION COUNTY—With startling frequency a band of criminals have been burglarizing homes in a number of western Union County municipalities, the authorities said. It is believed that between Nov. 25, 2008 and Aug. 6, 2009, the group has been responsible…
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Four local residents graduated from the LIM – The College for the Business of Fashion at the college’s 70th annual commencement on May 22. [smartads] They are: • Julie Roderick of Colonia, who graduated with a Bachelor of…
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.
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.
UNION COUNTY—For Frank Budney, it was the sighting of an Indigo Bunting, a reclusive bird know for its secretive habits.
MEDFORD, Mass. – Cathryn Title of Springfield was one of more than 2,900 students who graduated from Tufts University on May 17.
SPRINGFIELD – Investors Savings Bank has appointed Laura Kaplan-Grimshaw to the position of assistant vice president and branch sales manager. Kaplan-Grimshaw, who has a broad background in banking, financial services and insurance, will manage Investors’ branch at 173 Mountain Avenue in Springfield.