TRENTON – Legislation to bar those convicted of crimes from serving on school boards and requiring board members to undergo criminal checks received final legislative approval on Thursday.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen John S. Wisniewski and Craig J. Coughlin (both D-Middlesex) to create a next-of-kin registry to be utilized to notify family when a loved one is incapacitated in a serious accident received final legislative approval in the Assembly Thursday.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Twenty years ago, Rosemary Jefferson started a non-profit organization with the help of her employer, PSE&G, and asked her family and co-workers to help her collect and distribute toys to children in New Jersey hospitals.
ROSELLE – Mayor Garrett Smith will host a town hall meeting on Monday night at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at Borough Hall, 210 Chestnut Street.
CLARK — On Friday, March 4, the Parents’ Guild of Mother Seton Regional High School will sponsor “Pot of Gold” Gift Basket Auction. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the calling begins at 7:30 p.m.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO) has open seats for student musicians of all ages — from primary school through high school — for the remainder of the 2011 season and for the 2011- 2012 season.
CRANFORD—The Friends of the Cranford Public Library are sponsoring a lecture by Phil Jaeger, “Dining With History” on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, which is located at 220 Walnut Avenue.
UNION — Kean University has a variety of musical events scheduled throughout the month of March. With performances in the Gene and Shelley Enlow Recital Hall, the Kean Hall concert venue and the University Center Little Theatre, the line-up includes a diverse blend of ethnic music, classical performance, jazz and opera.
UNION — Adetutu Ijose, author and technology and accounting professional, will speak about the health effects of computer usage at the Union Public Library on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m.