LINDEN – City officials are accusing each other of playing politics with government jobs.
CRANFORD – Union County College today announced that Dr. Margaret McMenamin has been named its new president. She will take office prior to the start of the fall semester.
RAHWAY—Rahway residents Joseph Rotondo, Anne Nelson and Art Shmukler, and Clark resident Lillian Buehler were honored for serving more than 10,000 hours as volunteers at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway.
EAST BRUNSWICK – East Brunswick Education Foundation recently received a $2,500 grant from The Provident Bank Foundation. The organization raises money to award grants at various levels for instructional projects designed to have a positive impact on learning in the East Brunswick Public School district.
ELIZABETH – United Way of Greater Union County (UWGUC) has officially launched the Nurse-Family Partnership Program (NFP) for Union County, with partner agency and direct service provider Holy Redeemer Home Care.
Memories from Thomas Saboy: “Hot Rodding started after World War II (late 40s) and came alive in the 1950s.
UNION – Junior attack Amanda South scored a game-high six goals to lead the Kean University women’s lacrosse team to a 18-12 win over College of Mount Saint Vincent in the Skyline Conference quarterfinals on Tuesday evening.
ELIZABETH—They were all thumbs – green thumbs that is at Elizabeth Public Schools’ Ronald Reagan Academy School No. 30. On Earth Day, Luann Breese’s fourth and fifth grade classes headed to the school garden to plant peas, broccoli, marigolds and so much more.
NEWARK—The stars will shine brightly as 15 New Jersey legends are celebrated at the third annual New Jersey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 2 at NJPAC in Newark. Governor Chris Christie and First Lady Mary Pat Christie are co-chairs of the event, which has become New Jersey’s version of the Academy Awards.
RAHWAY – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway will be host to the N.J. Oral Cancer Screening and Walkathon scheduled for 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 16, at Rahway River Park, St. Georges Avenue in Rahway.
PERTH AMBOY – On Saturday, May 1, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., the Raritan Bay Area YMCA is hosting the Coalition of Hispanic Physicians and Raritan Bay Medical Center in the first “Hispanic Health Fair and Healthy Kid’s Day.”
EAST RUTHERFORD– State Fair at the Meadowlands Fairgrounds will donate up to 2,000 State Fair entry tickets to underprivileged children in Middlesex and Union counties this spring, for use during the 19-day fair, running daily from June 17 – July 5.
STATE—In recognition of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), April 24 – May 1, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) supports public health agencies and healthcare providers around the state as they hold special events to promote the critical importance of vaccinating infants and children up to age two against preventable diseases.