ROSELLE PARK—A flea market will be held at Church of the Assumption, Roselle Park, in the downstairs parish hall, 113 Chiego Place on Saturday, April 24.
SUMMIT—On May 22, at 7 p.m., join the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey for Jewel in the Crown; the Art Center’s Spring Benefit. Inspired by the current exhibition Erasing Borders 2010: Contemporary Art of the Indian Diaspora, which focuses on the outstanding work of Indo-American artists, the Jewel in the Crown will celebrate the rich culture of India.
SOUTH AMBOY – The city will be holding this year’s Memorial Day parade and celebration a week before the holiday to encourage more participation in the annual salute to U.S. servicemen and women. The parade is scheduled for Saturday, May 22, at 1 p.m.
NEWARK—The Newark Bears will host Pasta in the Park at Riverfront Stadium on Saturday, April 24 at 6 p.m. followed by the excitement of the Newark Bears vs. the Camden Riversharks. Tickets are $10 per person and include pasta dinner, game and fireworks.
PISCATAWAY – On April 25, at Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway, thousands of families and business leaders will join together in the March of Dimes’ annual March for Babies—the nation’s oldest walk fundraiser honoring babies born healthy and those who need help to survive and thrive.
HAGERSTOWN, MD – Coming off a tough extra inning loss where they only managed five hits and one run, the BlueClaws brought the bats with a vengeance on Wednesday.
RAHWAY—Roosevelt School in Rahway recently had a Reading is Fundamental (RIF) Day. The program prepares and motivates children to read by delivering free books and literacy resources.
CRANFORD – Union County College will hold an adjunct faculty job fair on Saturday, May 1, from 1 to 4 p.m. The fair will be held in the Victor M. Richel Student Commons on the college’s Cranford campus located at 1033 Springfield Avenue.
COLTS NECK—Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Brendan M. McAvoy has re-enlisted in the U.S. Navy after nine years of military service.
UNION– The #19/22 Kean University baseball team banged out 15 runs on 19 hits as they shutout the visiting Dolphins of the College of Mt. St. Vincent, 15-0, Wednesday afternoon at Jim Hynes Stadium.
TRENTON—Students from the Juvenile Justice Commission’s (JJC) residential community homes and day programs attended a mock senate session Wednesday at the New Jersey State House in the official Senate Chambers. After studying the governmental process in the classroom, students debated bills and cast their votes on several pieces of legislation pertaining to juveniles.
NEWARK—A child’s needs in the hospital are similar to those at home. Young patients need to feel secure and comforted, especially during the stress of illness and hospitalization.
EDISON—Louisa Sperrazza of East Brunswick, a second grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, was the Scientist of the Week recently in Donna Pedde’s class.