Middlesex County

Hear Traditional Jewish Folktales

PISCATAWAY – On Sunday, April 25, at 2 pm, Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the Folklife Program for New Jersey present Traditional Jewish Folktales with Storyteller Rivka Willick at East Jersey Olde Town Village, 1050 River Road, Piscataway. This program is offered free of charge but advance registration is required.

Edison Teacher Honored By United Way

EDISON – On the evening of April 15, Somerset resident Dawn Francavilla, Director of Student Life at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, was honored as a 2010 United Way of Central Jersey “Hometown Hero” at a special reception at the Hess Corporate Center in Woodbridge.

Congressman Greets Cherry Blossom Princess

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Amanda Ussak of Edison, the NJ Cherry Blossom Princess met with Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr., her Sixth District Congressman, in his Capitol Hill office on Tuesday, April 13. The New Jersey State Society in Washington, D.C., selects the NJ princess, and Pallone is one of the honorary directors of the state society.

Middlesex County Public Health Department Sponsoring Health Expo

WOODBRIDGE—The Middlesex County Public Health Department will sponsor a free Health Expo from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 17 at Woodbridge Center Mall. Information and activities will be available for the whole family to enjoy.

Middle School Students Honored by Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

EDISON—The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) recently revealed the test data for seventh and eighth graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison who participated in CTY’s Talent Search, a national and international talent search used to identify, assess, and recognize outstanding academic proficiency.