EDISON –Pranali Soni of Edison, a sophomore at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss New Jersey Pageant to be held Aug. 21-22 at the Hilton Hotel in East Brunswick.
CARTERET — The borough will be a participating sponsor in the U.S.D.A.’s Summer Food Service Program for 2011, Mayor Daniel J. Reiman and the Carteret Board of Health announced last week.
MOUNTAINSIDE — IRS e-file has reached a major milestone as it passed the one billion mark nationwide for individual tax returns processed safely and securely since 1986.
UNION – The YM-YWHA of Union County will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, June 14, at 7:30 p.m. at 501 Green Lane in Union.
RAHWAY — Natalia Pavon, a fifth grader at Franklin School in Rahway, was one of six students nominated to attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C.
In the last decade the abuse of pain medications like OxyContin has remained at epidemic levels. This continued societal concern has prompted the Obama administration to seek legislation requiring doctors to undergo training before being permitted to prescribe powerful painkiller medications to patients.
EDISON – In a special presentation during Middle School lunch on June 1, the students handed a check to Corinna Krauskopf, Development and Marketing Officer of the Tri-County Chapter of the American Red Cross located in Plainfield.
PARLIN – Autism New Jersey will host a free transition planning workshop on Wednesday, June 22, in Parlin, at the Center for Lifelong Learning, 6:30 p.m. The workshop will guide parents on how to plan for their child’s transition from a school setting to an independent lifestyle.
UNION – Every third Sunday of the month is Missionary Sunday at Calvary Assembly of God in Union. Jerry and Nancy Sturgeon, missionaries to the Caucasus Mountains in the former Soviet Union, will be the guest speakers at the 6:30 p.m. service on June 19.