CLARK—Spring is in the air and it’s time for the third annual Band Bonanza. Talented young musicians from all four Clark schools will be showcasing their skills at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, at Arthur L. Johnson High School, located at 365 Westfield Avenue.
CRANFORD –Union County residents can get rid of household special waste, mercury thermometers and thermostats, propane tanks, and automobile tires in an environmentally safe manner on Saturday, April 17. The collection will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the campus of Union County College, 1033 Springfield Avenue, Cranford – opposite Nomahegan Park.
SUMMIT—After two big concert successes this season at venues in Madison and the Oak Knoll School, the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra will present its free spring concert Saturday, April 24, at Summit High School.
[HouseholdHazardousWaste] NORTH BRUNSWICK—The Middlesex County Division of Solid Waste Management announced its Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day scheduled for Saturday, April 17.
LINDEN—Restless taxpayers can take advantage of extended hours and have their taxes prepared overnights at participating Liberty Tax Service offices.
UNION COUNTY—The New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society will hold its 22nd Annual Walk MS Sunday, April 18 beginning at 9 a.m. The New Jersey Metro Chapter will run 14 walk sites throughout the state including one in Union County, with a goal of raising $2 million total.
SAYREVILLE-Here are some more past Sayreville bars that I never printed: In 1934, The Silver Arrow was on Upper Main St. on Route 4. It was formally The Gables. “Come up and see Nick and Bill.”
LINDEN—While Linden school children were on spring break, the city’s Department of Public Property & Community Services sponsored two magic shows at the Myles McManus Middle School.
EDISON—Wen Shui (Plainsboro), left, shows her ceramic artwork to Daniella Toscanini (Edison) at the reception for the annual student visual art exhibition at Middlesex County College.
Reforming our obsolete immigration system is a human rights issue that can no longer wait. Our nation needs a clear and workable path toward legal residency for the millions of undocumented workers and families living in this country.
MOUNTAINSIDE – More than 36,000 New Jersey homebuyers already have collected nearly $249.1 million in First-Time Homebuyer Credits.
WOODBRIDGE—The Interfaith Clergy Council of Woodbridge Township, the Woodbridge Township Multi-Services Program on Aging, the Municipal Council, students and members of the public will remember and honor those lost to the Holocaust at a community service on Sunday, April 11 at the Evergreen Center, 400 Inman Avenue in Colonia.
ELIZABETH—New Jersey is still recovering from the widespread flood damage from the March 13th storm and subsequent rain. NJ 2-1-1 offers information and assistance to the area’s storm victims both by dialing 2-1-1 and at the companion web site www.nj211.org.