TRENTON—The sixth annual survey of teachers in New Jersey shows that nearly all of the state’s classroom teachers meet the federal definition of highly qualified teacher (HQT). The survey also reveals that a 10 percent gap in the percentage of…
RAHWAY—Eugene Napoleon, director of the Rahway Summer Explorer Camp, poses with Duane Okun and Lou Panico of the music group Socratic who volunteered their time to entertained camp children at Roosevelt School in Rahway.
PERTH AMBOY—The Royal Garden Club By The Bay announced the recipients of its 2009 Beautification Awards at its Aug. 12 annual dinner meeting at The Barge.
LINDEN—These cute little tappers and their fuzzy friends stole the show at La Danse’s annual recital. At four years old, they dazzled the audience with their technique and happy faces. Taking a combo class of Ballet and Tap, they learn poise and coordination along with a sense of rythm and movement and social skills. Join them for classes at 10 N. Wood Avenue, Linden.
RAHWAY – The Chiclettes music group from New York performed behind the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway during the Mayor’s Summer Concert series earlier this month.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Monday, Sept. 21, marks the 23rd annual golf outing to benefit the Center For Hope Hospice & Palliative Care. This year the event will be held at Ash Brook Golf Course, Scotch Plains. Over the past 23 years, the…
WOODBRIDGE – Artist and educator Jeff Cohen will be offering painting and drawing classes for children and adults for all experience levels who wish to learn or improve their skills this fall. The sessions will be held at the Barron…
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—With the first named Hurricane of the 2009 season, Hurricane Bill, now building in the Atlantic, the Middlesex County Office of Emergency Management is issuing the following information to help residents prepare for the threat of this, or any other potentially dangerous storm during the hurricane season.
Beginning Aug. 21 and running through Sept. 7, a total of 236 local and county law enforcement agencies, as well as the New Jersey State Police, will be cracking down on drivers operating their vehicles and motorcycles while intoxicated.
LINDEN—The city Department of Public Property and Community Services is looking for volunteers for Linden’s 60th annual Halloween Parade.