RAHWAY—Get creative with table settings and gift baskets at the Rahway Public Library. On Wednesday, May 5, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., join Valerie Garrison, proprietor of Heart to Heart Custom-made Gift Baskets, for a hands-on-demonstration for creating beautiful table settings and gift baskets.
According to the American Cancer Society, more than 42,500 people in the United States were diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year and nearly 35,200 died from the disease.
EDISON – The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County will hold an open house for its two summer camp programs on Tuesday, May 4, from 6:30 – 8 p.m.
STATE—Children’s Specialized and Kohl’s are co-hosting free carnivals in May. The two have partnered together in an effort to educate the public about the special needs of children with physical and neurological challenges.
Patty Duke is back — and this time she’s brought the entire family. The cast of The Patty Duke Show reunited to create a series of public service announcements to promote Social Security’s new online Medicare application and other services.
CRANFORD—The Cranford Chamber of Commerce announced that its popular Cruiser Nights will return this year, beginning on May 13.
RAHWAY—The Somerset Jazz Consortium will be having jazz performances at the Rahway Public Library on Saturdays during the months of May and June.
LINDEN—Linden residents 50 years of age or older may register for a senior citizen identification card on Tuesday, May 4, at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street, from 9 a.m. –noon.
MOUNTAINSIDE – The Two Hundred Club of Union County will honor 13 police officers and firefighters who serve Union County at the 41st annual valor awards luncheon on Friday, May 7, at L’Affaire Restaurant in Mountainside.
CLARK – The Clark Seniors monthly meeting scheduled for May 20 has been canceled. For additional information, call Phyllis Cupo at 1-732-382-7134.
MADISON – Melinda Pinto, a resident of Linden, presented her senior honors thesis, “Going Global: The Widespread Effects of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)” on April 29, on Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham in Madison.
RAHWAY—Fourth grade students at Franklin School in Rahway recently visited the Sterling Hill Mines. Students went as an extension to their scientific study of rocks and minerals.
CLARK – Christina McArdle was honored as April’s Student of the Month at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark.