UNION — For the fourth year the Les Malamut Art Gallery hosted on Thursday, April 28, at 6 p.m. “Painting with Words” an evening to celebrate National Poetry Month. The Les Malamut Art Gallery (wheelchair accessible, downstairs in the Union Public Library) is located at 1980 Morris Avenue, Union.
RAHWAY — Second grade students at Franklin School in Rahway learned about the Mexican culture through their language arts program. As a culminating activity to their unit of study, they celebrated with a fiesta on Cinco de Mayo
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.
PERTH AMBOY – The City Council is expected to approve an agreement that will refund Chevron $7.9 million in overpaid property taxes and avoid a trial that was scheduled before the New Jersey Tax Court in July.
TRENTON – Department of Environmental Protection employees are busy this spring stocking many of New Jersey’s lakes and ponds with thousands of unique species of fish. But it’s not with anglers in mind. It’s all about the impending annual battle with the State’s pesky crop of mosquitoes.
STATE — In support of National Food Allergy Awareness Week, May 8-14, New Jersey’s Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is highlighting greater understanding of food allergies and their prevention.
SOUTH AMBOY — South Amboy Police Chief Darren LaVigne is pictured with the family of the late Det. Sgt. Raymond Durski, who passed away May 2010, after the “Placing of the Memorial Wreath” at the South Amboy P.B.A. #63 annual Police Memorial held on May 9 in front of City Hall.
May 2 at 5:21 p.m. – Officer Umberto Scaturro investigated a theft at New Brunswick Avenue.
MILLBURN—Several local high schools have been nominated for Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards.