Community Announcements

Parenting Children with Autism: Strategies for Success

Trinitas Regional Medical Center Credits: Fran Sullivan

Participants will learn about programs that will enhance occupational, physical, and speech therapy for their autistic child from Trinitas's children's Therapy services professionals at this free seminar. Presenters are Benjamin Lipman, physical therapist, Trinitas; Aida Mendez-Boud, occupational therapist, Trinitas; Tara Sheerin, executive director, The Data Group; Craig Domanski, clinical director, The Data Group.

Date: Wednesday, April 26

Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

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Location: Children's therapy Services, 899 Mountain Avenue, Suite 1A, Springfield

To register: www.TrinitasRMC.org/AutismAwareness 

 

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Rahway Public Library, Rahway

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2017 Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk

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Parish Community of St. Helen, Westfield

Fourth Annual Union County Day of Prayer

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Lantern Cemetery Tour of Aging Tombstones on Tap  -- If You Dare

October 15, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ--If your love of history is stronger than your fear of zombies, then mark Saturday, Oct. 21, in your calendar.

As part of the Four Centuries in a Weekend history event, the Rev. Chaz Hutchison, pastor of the Scotch Plains Baptist Church, will lead a lantern tour of one of the oldest cemeteries in the area. The tour starts at 5:30 p.m. and will run approximately one ...

Job Fair-Over Thirty Retailers Looking to Hire Seasonal Workers in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ--Over thirty retailers will be participating in a job fair on Friday, October 13, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at The Mills at Jersey Gardens in the Center Court.

Participating retailers will be hiring for multiple positions, a majority of those positions will be seasonal and part-time employees to help during its busy holiday season. For most retailers, the holiday shopping ...

Ninth Annual Columbus Day Flag Raising Held By Unico District X

ELIZABETH, NJ--- Union County's ninth annual Columbus Day Flag Raising event was held Friday, Oct. 6, at 1 p.m., on the steps of the Union County Courthouse.

Freeholder Chairman Bruce Bergen, Freeholders Alexander Mirabella, Bette Jane Kowalski, Vernell Wright, Angel Estrada and County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi were all in attendance at the event.

“This year, we have a very ...

No Access-Elizabeth High School Bathrooms Locked Parents Outraged

October 19, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ—Parents and students in Elizabeth public schools are concerned about an issue they say is going unchecked and could pose a hazard to their children’s health.

Parents, teachers, and students at the Admiral William F. Halsey Jr. Leadership Academy say that most of the school’s bathrooms are locked and not easily accessible to students. They also say that they have ...

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark joins statewide hurricane relief effort for Puerto Rico

October 20, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark (HFHGN) has announced a partnership with “New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” (NJ4PR), created by leaders of the state's Puerto Rican community in a statewide effort to help the people of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

More than half a million New Jerseyans claim Puerto Rican ancestry, with ...

A Call for All Library Supporters to Vote "Yes" on Nov. 7

October 17, 2017

Dear Editor:

As a New Jersey resident and strong supporter of our local library, I urge all New Jersey citizens to vote “YES” on Tuesday, November 7 for the NJ Library Construction Bond Act, supporting libraries across NJ. 

Libraries are increasingly becoming the social hubs of our communities.This act  authorizes New Jersey to issue ...

Union County Same-Sex Married Residents Seek Second-Parent Adoption to Gain Parental Rights

October 20, 2017

In September, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented the first Union County LGBTQ Pride event in recent history. Dozens of families shared their stories with event organizers and elected officials at Union County’s Family PRIDE CommUNITY Picnic, an event organized to celebrate diversity and marriage equality. On Friday, October 13, Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen, ...

Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens by Eddie Izzard

Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens by Eddie Izzard with Lauren Zigman

(Penguin Books, 2017)

 

Cake or death? If you are a fan of the British comic/actor Eddie Izzard, you probably own a teeshirt with a blue cupcake on it with one of Izzard's signature lines from his fabulous standup routines. To see Eddie Izzard in concert is an experience in hilarity that one ...

Paying tribute to 'Shakespeare in Love'

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey pays tribute to ‘Shakespeare in Love’

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ – Many audiences loved the film version of “Shakespeare in Love,” which won the best picture Academy Award in 1999, with dialogue by Marc Noonan and Tom Stoppard. Adapted by Lee Hall for the stage, much of the dialogue remains. The production has a warmth and ...