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.
ELIZABETH — Juan Rodolfo Ortiz of Elizabeth, a senior at Northern Valley High School in Demarest, has received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College, College President Dario A. Cortes, PhD, announced.