CRANFORD—The following courses are being offered through Union County College’s Division of Economic Development and Continuing Education, on the college’s Cranford campus at 1033 Springfield Avenue. For more information on any course or to register, call 1-908-709-7600.
WESTFIELD—The Watchung Mountain District of the Patriots Path Council of the Boy Scouts of America and the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts have collaborated to form a designated jazz band called Venturing Crew 150.
WAYNE—New Jersey City University kept it close in the opening set against William Paterson University, but was unable to prevail and lost to the Pioneers in three, 25-23, 25-8, 25-10, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference match on Tuesday night at the Rec Center.
RAHWAY—The Division of Recreation will host Discover Rahway and the Jane Case Weaver Bike and Walking Tour on Saturday, Sept. 26. The festivities will include a citywide bike tour that will showcase the numerous trails and wonderful hidden parks both old and new.
EDISON – Edison Recreation will offer a special trip to see the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
CLARK—Rev. James Tate will be guest speaker at Mountaintop Assembly’s services on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, Rev. John DiGiorgio, pastor announced.
MOUNTAINSIDE—On Sunday, Sept. 27 at 2 p.m., the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts Concert Band will perform a fall concert at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 300 Central Avenue in Mountainside.
ELIZABETH—Continuing its initiatives to maintain world-class facilities while improving air quality at the Port of New York and New Jersey, the Port Authority today announced that two major components of the Port of New York and New Jersey’s $600 million ExpressRail project have been completed.
UNION COUNTY—Although she is facing a challenge from retired chemist Jim Pivnichny, Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs did not attend a Plainfield event for Gov. Jon Corzine on Sunday, two days after a slew of Elizabeth Democrats announced their support for Republican Christopher Christie.
UNION COUNTY – Less than a week after a Union County grand jury indicted a Hunterdon County man on charges relating to an improper relationship with a 14-year-old girl, Jesse Goodman reached a plea bargain with authorities, officials said Tuesday.
RAHWAY—The school board wants to borrow $34 million to fund renovations and installation of solar panels at the high school and the middle school, plus build a two-story, 12-classroom addition at the Grover Cleveland Elementary School.
TRENTON – A federal judge postponed the sentencing of a former associate of Elizabeth Mayor Chris Bollwage who was convicted of bribing a Linden housing official.
EDISON – A Superior Court judge sentenced a 25-year-old Highland Park man to 12 years in state prison for driving drunk during a July 2008 crash in Edison that killed his two roommates.