EDISON—Fourth graders in Ellen Colandrea’s at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison recently rose to a Scholastic Book Clubs’ challenge by reading over 50 books well before May 14. Because of their efforts, Scholastic Book Clubs will donate 250,000 books to children on military bases.
JAMESBURG – A grassy island in a parking lot at Middlesex County’s Thompson Park was transformed today into a Rain Garden—complete with coneflowers, black eyed susans, joe pye weed, and other assorted native plants designed to treat polluted stormwater runoff before it flows into the park’s Manalapan Lake.
WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge Town Hall will host a one-day ‘Passport Satellite Office’ on Thursday, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Middlesex County Clerk’s Office, along with the Woodbridge Township Municipal Clerk’s Office, will be accepting applications for U.S. Passports in the Council Meeting Room (First Floor), Woodbridge Municipal Building, located at 1 Main Street.
NEW BRUNSWICK—An eighth grade English teacher pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of improperly touching and kissing a 14-year-old female student nearly four years ago, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan.
EAST BRUNSWICK – East Brunswick Education Foundation recently received a $2,500 grant from The Provident Bank Foundation. The organization raises money to award grants at various levels for instructional projects designed to have a positive impact on learning in the East Brunswick Public School district.
Memories from Thomas Saboy: “Hot Rodding started after World War II (late 40s) and came alive in the 1950s.
PERTH AMBOY – On Saturday, May 1, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., the Raritan Bay Area YMCA is hosting the Coalition of Hispanic Physicians and Raritan Bay Medical Center in the first “Hispanic Health Fair and Healthy Kid’s Day.”
PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.—Marine Corps Pvt. Steven K. Tsoukalas, son of MaryAnn and Konstantinos Tsoukalas of Colonia, 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.
EDISON — On Earth Day, April 22, first graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison visited the trees on campus to measure their circumference in inches and centimeters with tape measures.
EDISON—Students enrolled in the Full-Day Kindergarten at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, pose in the front of a mural they created depicting the four layers of the Rainforest (The Forest Floor), The Understory), The Canopy) and The Emergent Layer).