RAHWAY—Students in Mrs. Keane’s Kindergarten class at Roosevelt School in Rahway met on the playground to listen to Principal Rocco Collucci talk about the school’s “Tracks to Success Program,” then posed for a photo with program mascot Tracker after the kick-off event of the school year.
CARTERET—For 34 years the arrival of September in Carteret has brought with it the town’s Ethnic Day Festival, a day full of entertainment, foods, and crafts that celebrate the diversity that comprises this suburban community.
PERTH AMBOY – Fourteen foreclosed homes in the Greater Budapest area of Perth Amboy will be purchased and renovated using federal funds, then resold to help low-income families obtain affordable housing.
EDISON—Patriotism and the solemnity of Sept. 11 were not overlooked by second graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, who created greeting cards for a local soldier serving in the United States Navy.
CLARK – On Sept. 11, Boy Scout Troop 310 of Clark visited local police and fire departments to thank them for their constant service to their communities as well as their assistance during the Sept. 11, 2001 rescue and recovery efforts.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Union Catholic High School juniors Brittany D’Annunzio and Marissa Mastrocola, both residents of Scotch Plains, utilized the summer of 2009 to expand their knowledge and skills beyond the classroom setting by participating in the People to People Student Ambassador Program.
CLARK – Clark Unico scholarship winners Matthew Calo, Michael Calavano and Nina Sinicropi pose with Brian Picolo winners Loralyn Sortino and Louis Caporoso at the organization’s recent installation dinner.
CLARK – Renae LaPrete, Clark Interim Superintendent of Schools, receives a plaque and a book on Italian immigration from Clark Unico member Henry Varriano.
CLARK – What’s cool at the Clark Public Library? Sundays are once again Family Fun Days at the Clark Public Library. The library is now open from 1 to 5 p.m. every Sunday and will offer programs suitable for children and families each Sunday afternoon.
CLARK – Ralph Bernardo, newly-elected president of Clark Unico for 2009-10, receives congratulations from outgoing President Daniel Violante at the group’s recent installation dinner.