ELIZABETH – The state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs awarded the Distinguished Service Medal to New Jersey veterans during a ceremony at the Jersey Gardens Mall on Tuesday.
UNION – The Kean University Players on Tour will present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” from March 30 to April 3 at the University Center Little Theatre in Union. Following the on-campus run, the troupe will bring their production to schools in the region, including Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark.
CRANFORD – On Sunday, March 13, Craig McManus, author of the books “The Ghosts of Cape May” and “400 Years of the Ghosts of Cape May,” and renowned ghost investigator will speak at the Roy Smith Theater on the College’s Cranford campus, as part of the Union County College Alumni Association Authors Series.
RAHWAY — Arts Guild New Jersey will present the historic radio broadcast of Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds on Thursday, March 3, at 7 p.m.
WOODBRIDGE – Woodbridge Town Hall will host a one-day ‘Passport Satellite Office on Thursday, March 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Middlesex County Clerk’s Office, along with the Woodbridge Township Municipal Clerk’s Office, will be accepting applications for U.S. Passports in the Council Meeting Room (First Floor), Woodbridge Municipal Building, located at 1 Main Street.
PLAINFIELD — Union County College will be hosting an Allied Health and Practical Nursing Open House for students who are interested in learning more about these programs and beginning to study this fall.
CLARK – Township residents can get their blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol levels screened for free on Thursday, March 3, Clark Health Officer Nancy Raymond announced.
EDISON – The Wardlaw-Hartridge School will present Disney’s Tony Award-winning musical “Beauty and the Beast,” this Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 6 at 3 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army Reserve Pvt. Yahaira S. Garcia has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.