ISELIN – Indus American Bank announced the appointment of Raj Mathur as Senior Vice President & Director of SBA Loans.
WATCHUNG – Two students from Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung have been honored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars for their submissions to the organization’s annual Voice of Democracy contest. Sophomore Kelly O’Connor of Westfield was selected as the first place winner in Somerset County.
WESTFIELD — Westfield Community Players (WCP) will hold auditions for its next production, “Don’t Dress for Dinner” by Marc Camoletti, later this month.
CLARK — Students in Melissa Sakowski’s kindergarten class at the Valley Road School in Clark created snow globes that tell about what each student would do if they lived in a snow globe.
EDISON — On Wednesday, Jan. 18, the Middlesex County Bar Association honored two local attorneys, Megan Murray and Evelyn Hartmann, for their outstanding contributions to the legal profession. The event was held at The Pines Manor in Edison.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre will present the musical “Fiddler on the Roof” for three performances on Friday, Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 18 at 2 and 8 p.m. A free pre-performance Insights is available at 7 p.m. before the Friday, Feb. 17 performance and at 1 p.m. before the Saturday, Feb. 18 performance. The Insights takes place at the United Methodist Church, 323 George Street.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – With American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day in February, consider putting more focus on your heart this month. It’s an opportunity to give loved ones a heart-healthy treat or engage in a heart-smart activity.
EATONTOWN — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth & Middlesex Counties (BBBSMMC) is holding their 30th Annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser March 2-4 at various Monmouth and Middlesex county bowling centers to raise needed funds to sustain and expand their one-to-one mentoring programs.
African-American history in the United States has been recognized annually since 1926, first as “Negro History Week” and later as “Black History Month.” Carter G. Woodson, an African American historian and journalist pioneered the celebration originally designated for the second week in February, to coincide with marking the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.