RAHWAY – The Rahway Retired Men’s Club is now accepting new members. Open to men age 55 and older living in Rahway and the surrounding area, the club holds meetings every Monday at the Rahway Senior Citizen Center at 1306 Esterbrook Avenue.
EDISON—Seventh graders from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison traveled to Williamsburg, Virginia from Nov. 9 to 13 where they were immersed in the Colonial culture while learning key lessons in history, art, science and more.
LINDEN – The Libraries of Union County Consortium recently recognized Linden Mayor Richard Gerbounka as the Elected Official Of The Year. The award, which was presented at the group’s annual reception, goes to an official who is a dedicated library advocate.
MOUNTAINSIDE—Recognizing that 24 years of pounding hooves have taken their toll at Union County’s Watchung Stables, the facility is slated to get a new main ring under a plan approved by the Board of Freeholders.
HYDE PARK, N.Y.—Leslie Miller of Metuchen earned her associate degree in Baking and Pastry Arts from the Culinary Institute of America on July 2.
Miller is a 2007 graduate of Timothy Christian School.
BLOOMFIELD – Bloomfield College held a ceremony to honor students named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester on Oct. 25 in the Van Fossan Theatre in the Westminster Arts Center on the college campus.
PERTH AMBOY—The Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc. invites local residents to celebrate Puerto Rico Discovery Day on Sunday, Nov. 15.
WOODBRIDGE – Police arrested a Woodbridge eighth grade English teacher who is accused of having sexual relations with a 14-year-old female student three years ago, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Woodbridge Police Chief William Trenery announced today.
WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge health officials will administer H1N1 vaccine to Woodbridge public school students age 14 and under with an underlying illness or medical condition tomorrow.
TRENTON—Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean today called on Governor Jon Corzine to immediately impound all unspent state funds because this year’s budget is running almost $1 billion behind in anticipated revenues.
NEWARK—PSE&G is urging its customers to see if they are eligible for help to pay their winter heating bills. Those who recently lost their jobs, or are now working fewer hours because of the economic downturn, may now qualify for assistance programs.
CRANFORD – On Saturday, Oct. 28, the Union County College Men’s Soccer team battled County College of Morris to claim the NJCAA Division III, Region XIX Championship.
JERSEY CITY—Sophomore forward JULIA CASERES scored four times and broke New Jersey City University’s single-season scoring record as NJCU crushed Mount Saint Mary College (NY), 7-2, in an ECAC Division III Metro Quarterfinal contest on Wednesday.