RAHWAY — Thursday, Sept. 2, provided all Rahway High School teachers with an opportunity to start the year with a focus on professional growth. The entire day was spent learning about and implementing Professional Development Communities as the framework for continuous school improvement.
SOUTH AMBOY – Young performers, ages 6-17, are invited to audition for a pilot production of “Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.” The show, produced by Hernandez Theatre Workshop, Inc. & Mecca Entertainment in collaboration with the South Amboy Department of Recreation, will be used to test the script and performance materials.
HILLSBOROUGH–New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez and local legislators joined a local kindergarten class for an event to reinforce the importance of the state’s stringent school bus inspection program that looks at more than 20,000 vehicles twice a year on Tuesday.
UNION COUNTY – Union County College will be offering the following free classes for senior citizens as part of the Learning Is ForEver (LIFE) Center throughout the county beginning the week of Sept. 7. Classes will run until the week of Dec. 10. Registration will be held during the first session of each class.
ELIZABETH – United Way of Greater Union County will host the “Women In Power” Conference on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Kean University.
Republicans think an extension of the Bush tax cuts, which are set to expire at the end of the year, makes for good politics.
STATE – Two central New Jersey communities will receive a piece of steel from the World Trade Center for inclusion in their memorials to honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
UNION COUNTY – Taxpayers spent $790,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a former environmental engineer who accused Union County of cheating her out of benefits and firing her for trying to do her job.
CARTERET — Four hybrid vehicles have been added to the Carteret Police Department’s fleet, according to Mayor Daniel J. Reiman and Police Commissioner and Councilman Skippy Sitarz.