ELIZABETH — The Benedictine Academy Parents Association held a “Welcome Back Cookout” at the school in Elizabeth on Saturday, Sept. 29. Many new and returning school families and friends attended and enjoyed a great afternoon, complemented by plenty of burgers, hot dogs, corn, plus delicious homemade entrees, salads and desserts prepared for the event.
WOODBRIDGE – To mark the grand opening of a new store at Rt. 9 & King George Road, Wawa, Inc. is hosting a hoagie building competition between the Woodbridge Police and the Hopelawn Fire Department.
UNION COUNTY – Linda Carter (seated r.), Vice Chairman of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, joined in honoring members of the Union County Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. for their outstanding community leadership at a ceremony and scholarship benefit earlier this year .
STATE — Garden State residents are poised to head to the polls in November knowing little about an important bond issue on the ballot. According to the most recent poll from Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, 87 percent of registered voters have heard “little” or “nothing” about the bond on the November ballot that would allocate $750 million dollars for college and university infrastructure in New Jersey.
CRANFORD—The Friends of the Cranford Public Library will hold a used book sale in the Friendly Book Cellar at the Cranford Public Library, Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 4 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Friday, Oct. 11 and 12, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.