ELIZABETH – This spring, the Union County College Retails Skills Center is offering free job training classes for Elizabeth residents interested in the hospitality industry, customer service and sales, and visual merchandising.
RAHWAY – The Rahway Branch NAACP will hold a Candidates’ Night Forum on Monday, March 21, to allow community members to meet the candidates seeking seats on the Board of Education.
TRENTON – A Roselle man admitted his role in a tax fraud conspiracy that caused the IRS to issue over $3 million in refund checks Thursday, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
PISCATAWAY – The Diocese of Metuchen will host a talk on What the Bible Says About Moral Living on Thursday, March 24 at 7 p.m. in the St. John Neumann Pastoral Center.
SOUTH AMBOY – The city’s annual Memorial Day parade and celebration is being planned for Saturday, May 21. Organizers hope that the early date will encourage more participation.
EDISON — Middlesex County College will hold an adjunct faculty recruitment fair Thursday, March 31, at which prospective adjunct instructors can talk with department chairpersons about openings at the college.
TRENTON — March is National Nutrition Month, a time to call attention to the importance of healthy eating. In keeping with this year’s theme, “Eat Right with Color,” Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh encourages New Jerseyans to include a colorful variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins and dairy products in their daily diet.
CLARK — The Wednesday Senior Citizens Club of Clark welcomes residents and non-residents 55+ to join their club. The group gathers every Wednesday, September through June, at the Polish Cultural Foundation located at 177 Broadway, Clark, from approximately 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Dear EarthTalk: Vice-President Joe Biden announced a commitment by the Obama administration of $53 billion to high speed rail. Isn’t it about time?