RAHWAY — Students at Roosevelt School in Rahway celebrated Earth Day by planting a tree on the front lawn of their school. The tree was donated by the Union County Freeholders.
ELIZABETH – The collective accomplishments of a community recently were celebrated at the 27th Annual Awards Night Celebration of Community Access Unlimited (CAU), held April 13 at L’Affaire in Mountainside. CAU supports people with disabilities and at-risk youth.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Transportation will start a maintenance and resurfacing project that will improve a total of 15 miles of roadway along Routes 12, 27, 28, 22 and 206 in Hunterdon, Middlesex and Somerset counties next week.
EDISON — The Wardlaw Hartridge School recycles printer cartridges all year round. Kelly Cannizzo’s second grade class sent boxes of both laser cartridges and ink jet cartridges to the Funding Factory this week.
WESTFIELD – Union County College will begin offering classes to job seekers at the Westfield Memorial Library to improve their computer and job search skills.
ELIZABETH–When Janet Scott rode in her first Tour de Elizabeth four years ago, she brought along two friends for the 15-mile bike ride through the city.
TRENTON – With many people turning their thoughts to spring gardening, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin reminded residents to be mindful of the environment when applying lawn fertilizers and to obey a new law Gov. Christie recently signed to protect New Jersey’s waterways from misapplication of these products.
MOUNTAINSIDE — On Sunday, May 1, at 2 p.m., the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts Concert Band will perform a Spring concert at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 300 Central Avenue in Mountainside.
TRENTON – Black bears have exited their winter dens throughout New Jersey and are entering their most active period of the year as they search for food and mates, making encounters with humans in populated areas more likely.