CARTERET—The borough will receive $485,000 in NJDOT Municipal Aid funds for Phase II of Herman Avenue improvements, Mayor Daniel J. Reiman announced Wednesday.
RAHWAY—Recently, volunteers from Merck visited Franklin Elementary School in Rahway. They spent the day helping put together writing folders for the students, as well as visiting various classrooms.
RAHWAY—Colleen O’Hara’s third graders at Roosevelt School In Rahway are using their new smartboard in their classroom this year. Smartboards are interactive whiteboards and can accommodate different learning styles.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Rutgers University has an atheist chaplain. Barry Klassel, an avowed atheist, is the state university’s first humanist chaplain and one of only four on a college campus in the entire country. [smartads] “Secular humanists don’t look to gods or…
ROSELLE – An expanded learning program at Roselle Public Schools has been chosen as a model by the Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest at Learning Point Associates, officials recently announced.
LINDEN—Thirty of Linden’s youngest citizens recently took part in a pumpkin painting contest organized by the city’s recreation department and Halloween Parade Committee. All of the children were declared winners.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Lumbar spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal causing a wide range of symptoms. Find out how this condition can be treated at a free program November 4 at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center.
ELIZABETH – Elizabeth school officials have advised parents that pre-school students need to receive both a seasonal flu vaccination and a pneumococcal vaccination, or they could find themselves excluded from the classroom after New Years.
PERTH AMBOY—Cadet Jaquay Little graduated from the New Jersey National Guard ChalleNGe Youth Program on Aug. 29. Little, of Perth Amboy, is one of the 105 New Jersey teens in the program’s 30th graduating class.
LINDEN—Linden AARP Chapter #1894 will meet on Friday, Oct. 23, at the Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terrace at 1. p.m. The Board of Directors will meet at noon at the church. A social period with refreshments will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.