UNION COUNTY – Union County College will be offering the following free classes for senior citizens as part of the Learning Is ForEver (LIFE) Center throughout the county beginning the week of Sept. 7. Classes will run until the week of Dec. 10. Registration will be held during the first session of each class.
ELIZABETH – United Way of Greater Union County will host the “Women In Power” Conference on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Kean University.
Republicans think an extension of the Bush tax cuts, which are set to expire at the end of the year, makes for good politics.
STATE – Two central New Jersey communities will receive a piece of steel from the World Trade Center for inclusion in their memorials to honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
UNION COUNTY – Taxpayers spent $790,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a former environmental engineer who accused Union County of cheating her out of benefits and firing her for trying to do her job.
CARTERET — Four hybrid vehicles have been added to the Carteret Police Department’s fleet, according to Mayor Daniel J. Reiman and Police Commissioner and Councilman Skippy Sitarz.
LINDEN – Police arrested a Rahway man on a gun charge after stopping him for carelessly riding a bicycle on Cleveland Avenue last week, authorities said.
EDISON— Edison, will be hosting an Operation Take Back New Jersey local collection site as part of the Operation Take Back NJ medicine disposal day. The event will take place at the Edison Municipal Complex at 100 Municipal Boulevard between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25.
EDISON – The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County has announced several upcoming events.
NEW BRUNSWICK — The New Jersey State Bar Foundation is once again offering *free training, An Introduction to Teasing and Bullying, to school administrators and educators on dealing with bullying and related issues.
QUINCY, Mass. – The National Fire Protection Association urges students returning to campuses around the country and their parents to take the time to educate themselves on life-saving fire safety information.
CLARK – Learn about the wonders of the night sky at the Clark Public Library on Sunday, Sept. 19 at 2 p.m.
ELIZABETH — St. Mary of the Assumption High School welcomes the classes of 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 to a new and exciting academic year. Freshman orientation is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 8; all other classes should report to school at 8 a.m. on Sept. 9.