TRENTON – An Assembly committee advanced a bill to expand New Jersey’s DNA database on Thursday.
PISCATAWAY — Christ United Methodist Church, located at 485 Hoes Lane in Piscataway, will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Sunday, May 22.
SOUTH AMBOY – The city will hold its annual Memorial Day parade and celebration this Saturday, May 21. Organizers hope that the early date will encourage more participation.
RAHWAY – Peter Kowal, who was defeated in last month’s school board election, is once again a member of Rahway’s Board of Education.
SCOTCH PLAINS — On Sunday, May 22, Willow Grove Presbyterian Church in Scotch Plains will present John Fea, a historian from Messiah College at its adult forum at 11:30 a.m. speaking on his book, “Was America Founded as a Christian Nation?”
ELIZABETH-Memories from Fr. Tom McLaughlin: “I have some Elizabeth memories told to me by my mother. At the end of Monroe Avenue, her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Kister, owned a farm at the turn of the century (1900). She recalls their well, their horse and buggy as well as fields of yellow daffodils.
CLARK – The Irish Business Association (IBA) has announced the honorees of its Third Annual Awards Dinner, scheduled for Tuesday, June 14, at the Westwood in Garwood.
RAHWAY – Celebrate this season’s success and support arts and culture with the Union County Performing Arts Center at their sixth annual ‘Night at the Races’ fundraiser on Saturday, June 18, from 6 until 10 p.m. at Pegasus East at the Meadowlands.
MONROE — Jewish Family & Vocational Service of Middlesex County (JFVS) will present a musical revue, “They Changed Broadway” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, at the Monroe Township High School Marasco Performing Arts Center, 1629 Perrineville Road.