CLARK — From March 28-April 15, Valley Road School in Clark participated in the Pennies for Patients fundraiser, raising over $10,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
NORTH PLAINFIELD—Ed Potosnak, who unsuccessfully challenged Rep. Leonard Lance in the 2010 Congressional election, filed papers to run in 2012.
Dear EarthTalk: I heard that timber thefts are increasing across the country. Why would people steal timber and is it a particular kind for a particular use?
ELIZABETH — The Trinitas Health Foundation has successfully obtained additional funds from a current benefactor to enhance a program at the Department of Behavioral Health & Psychiatry that benefits seniors who need mental health evaluation and treatment.
CLARK — The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation will present an exhibition of paintings, sculpture and ceramics by students of the Ivan Bratko’s Art School, located at the Foundation since 1999.
Each year, International Nurses Day is celebrated on May 12. Timed to coincide with the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, International Nurses Day is an opportunity to honor our nurses for all they do and the commitment they have made to our communities.
PERTH AMBOY — In recognition of May as National Stroke and High Blood Pressure Awareness Month, Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation is sponsoring a raffle benefiting the medical center’s Primary Stroke Center at Old Bridge and Perth Amboy.
CRANFORD — The Union County Republican Women have arranged to have Kathy Friess, of the NJ Human Trafficking Task Force present a program on how the Attorney General and the Division of Criminal Justice with state and federal law enforcement agencies are addressing the problem of human trafficking in New Jersey.
ELIZABETH – “Green Jobs” was the topic of a free workshop held at Union County College’s Dr. Thomas H. Brown Center for Business and Educational Advancement on Tuesday, April 19.