SCOTCH PLAINS — The artwork of three local blood donors will be exhibited at an opening entitled “Visionary Volunteers,” at the South Street Gallery located within New Jersey Blood Services donor room at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains.
UNION — Kean University welcomes the spring season with a series of cultural events for the entire family. Easter Egg hunts, exhibits, afternoon tea, theatre productions and dance recitals are in the line-up for all ages at Union County’s leading institution of higher education.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The Diocese of Metuchen, together with the Archdiocese of Newark and the Dioceses of Camden, Paterson and Trenton, will co-host the First Annual Catholic DeaFest on Saturday, March 19.
ELIZABETH–Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth honored four young women for their academic and all-around achievements by naming them as “Students of the Month” for February 2011.
LINDEN — Linden School No. 9 raised a total of $3,719 for Pennies for Patients.
CLARK – Eileen Smith, children’s librarian at the Clark Public Library, recently came to the Clark Preschool to read to the children and explain the services provided by the library.
CRANFORD – On Sunday, March 6, over 340 patrons filled the Cranford Community Center for United Way of Greater Union County’s Cranford Community Council 2nd Annual Taste of Cranford. The event generated more than $13,800 to benefit Cranford Family Care.
NEWARK – NBC weight loss program “The Biggest Loser” filmed a segment at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark as part of the show’s “Pound for Pound Challenge” community weight loss initiative.
WESTFIELD – The Board of Education appointed Vincent Yaniro as the district’s interim business administrator and board secretary this week.