LINDEN — Former Mayor Paul Werkmeister is congratulated on being named Senior Citizen of the Year during the city’s annual ceremony at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center by Democratic mayoral candidate Derek Armstead and former Councilman James Moore, who is running for council president on the Column B Democrats for Change ticket.
TRENTON- The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the I-287 northbound ramp to Easton Avenue will be closed to traffic after the peak travel period on Tuesday, June 1.
ELIZABETH–On Wednesday, June 2, Elizabeth Public Schools will hold its third annual Healthy Leap Into Summer health expo. The event will be held at the Dunn Sports Center on Pearl Street.
CARTERET — Mayor Daniel J. Reiman was joined by local, county, and state officials, and over 375 supporters of the Children’s Charity on Friday night for the annual charity ball.
Blood Drive • May 28 from 1-7 p.m. – Woodbridge Center Mall, 250 Woodbridge Center Drive, Woodbridge will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.
CRANFORD – At the Joint Meeting of Union County College’s Board of Trustees and Board of Governors, held on Tuesday, May 25, it was announced that Union County College (UCC) and Amateur Astronomers Inc. (AAI) have come to an agreement upon the usage of the William Sperry Observatory on the College’s Cranford campus.
LAKEWOOD – Wednesday afternoon the BlueClaws blew a five-run lead, but came back in the ninth for a wild 11-10 win.
LANCASTER, Pa. – The Lancaster Barnstormers defeated the Newark Bears 8-6 on Wednesday night at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
John Toman of Highland Park High School was presented a 2010 Caring Award by the Middlesex County Guidance Council.
CLARK – The Clark Recreation Department recently offered a six-week program for juniors, called “Spring Into Volleyball.”
RAHWAY — On May 10 at the Rahway City Council meeting, the Rahway CERT team was commended with a resolution for their assistance with the H1N1 clinics that were conducted last winter.
CLARK – The Clark Recreation Department recently teamed up with Central Jersey Skate Shop in Edison to introduce a skateboard clinic for Clark youth.
UNION – Kean University’s Reading and Math Clinic will offer summer tutorial programs on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from June 29 through August 5.