STATE — The union that represents construction workers is consolidating its New Jersey locals into one office that will be based in Raritan Center in Edison.
CARTERET–Mayor Daniel Reiman and the Borough Council joined with residents, state and county dignitaries, and some of Carteret’s young athletes for a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 15, unveiling recently completed upgrades to Carteret Park’s Sullivan Field.
SPRINGFIELD–The Springfield Free Public Library’s (Really Good) Book Discussion Group will meet on Thursday, May 5 at 7 p.m. to discuss “Dawn” by Octavia E. Butler.
The recently renovated, state-of-the-art Middlesex County Police Training Center in Edison is home to an impressive list of specialized training courses designed to help local law enforcement better protect and serve the residents of Middlesex County and beyond.
SCOTCH PLAINS—VITAS Innovative Hospice Care® offers bereavement support groups to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. These groups offer understanding, useful information and sharing with others who are grieving.
ELIZABETH — United Way of Greater Union County will present the Humanitarian Award, a new award for 2011, to Joseph and Elizabeth Wilf, at the organization’s annual Celebration! event on Thursday, April 28, at Kean University’s STEM Building.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Applications are now being accepted for the Middlesex County Youth Conservation Corps, whose mission is to protect and preserve natural areas from misuse, polluters and the forces of nature at the more than 7,000 acres of Open Space owned and maintained by Middlesex County.
EDISON–The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Bedrock Granite Inc. for 24 workplace safety and health violations at its Edison facility. Proposed penalties total $112,530.
LINDEN — In January, Linden High school participated in the National German Exam. Five students won medals for scoring in the 70th percentile or above.