CRANFORD—On Friday, Feb. 26, Union County College will host a workshop on Veterans Health Issues from noon to 2 p.m. in the Executive Education Center, located on the second floor of the Campus Center on the Cranford campus.
ROSELLE PARK—Assemblyman Jon Bramnick (R-Union County) will perform comedy on Feb. 18 in Roselle Park and on March 18 in New Brunswick.
TRENTON – Amid continued concern about children’s jewelry tainted with toxic materials, an Assembly panel advanced legislation targeting unsafe jewelry on Monday sponsored by Assembly Democrats Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. and Paul Moriarty.
UNION COUNTY – Play Ball For Miracles is planning the sixth annual softball tournament to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network.
RAHWAY—Grover Cleveland School students and families in Rahway opened their hearts and wallets to aid victims of the Haiti earthquake. Each donation was represented by a heart showcased in the front hallway of the school.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Whether you’re single or in a relationship, Feb. 14 can be an opportunity to renew your commitment to a healthy lifestyle and enhance your well-being.
RAHWAY—At the recent Central Jersey Music Educators Association (CJMEA) Symphonic Band concert, Rahway High School sophomore Nate Figueroa was selected by audition as one of the best trumpet players in New Jersey.
MIAMI, Fla.—Kaplan University celebrated the graduation of its winter 2010 class during a live ceremony on Jan. 30 in Miami, Fla. General Colin L. Powell, the 65th secretary of state and former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, served as the commencement speaker.
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis—Marking the tenth anniversary of its Kohl’s Kids Who Care® Scholarship Program, Kohl’s Department Stores will award more than $410,000 in scholarships and prizes to recognize youths who make a difference by volunteering in their communities.
RAHWAY—Roosevelt School in Rahway had a special guest attend their Super “Bowl”-havior party on Friday, Feb. 5. Rahway native Antonio Garay, a defensive tackle for the San Diego Chargers, greeted students and signed autographs.
LANCASTER, Pa.—The following local students have made the Honors List for Franklin & Marshall College’s fall 2009 semester.
EDISON—First and fourth graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, dressed in mystical and clever costumes, held their “Fairytale Day” on Jan. 29 in the school’s Lower Snowdon Library.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Two local students were named to the Marist College Dean’s List for the fall 2009 semester.