WESTFIELD—United Way of Greater Union County is turning 40 this year and will celebrate by “Painting the Town Red”. This is the third year that Susan Levy-Cantor, a resident of Westfield, will chair the event.
MADISON — “Favorite Son,” a feature film directed and co-written by a Fairleigh Dickinson University film professor and made by a mostly student crew, will come home to FDU with a free, public screening at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22.
EDISON—Varsity Cheerleaders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison earned the “Overall Most Improved Squad” award while attending the Pine Forest Cheerleading Camp in Beach Lake, Pennsylvania from June 16 to 19 with their coaches Tanda Tucker and Brooke Sofield.
UNION – The Salem Roadhouse Café is one year old. To celebrate, the café has announced a fall lineup including the finest in musical and artistic presentations. On Saturday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m., the café will feature Slight Imperfection,…
PARRIS ISLAND, S. C.—Marine Corps Pvt. Keith G. Powell, grandson of Clarice Powell of Edison, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and…
WOODBRIDGE—Best Friend Dog and Animal Adoption will hold a pet adoption on Sunday, Sept. 13, at The Woodbridge PetSmart, 863 St. Georges Avenue, Woodbridge, from 1-4 p.m.
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PERTH AMBOY—The Perth Amboy Ferry Slip Museum will host an event on Friday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. at the ferry slip. A Sept. 11 commemoration will be followed by a taste of Spain presented by the Little Spain Restaurant in Fords.
PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.—Marine Corps Pvt. Jonathan Munera, son of Jeanne and Fernando Munera of South Amboy, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.
CAPE MAY—Coast Guard Seaman Megan W. Mabry, granddaughter of Marie C. Lenahan of Sayreville, recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center.
CRANFORD—VITAS Innovative Hospice Care will present a free program, “Planning for the Future” on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
CRANFORD—The Cranford Public Library will host a free seminar, “College Financial Aid: How to Qualify for Your Fair Share and Plan for College,” on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
UNION—The League of Women Voters of the Union Area will join the Union Public Library in sponsoring a program on “Justice at Stake: Protecting an Independent and Impartial Judiciary” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the library, 1980 Morris…