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Young Writers Honored

Young Writers Honored—Union County Freeholder Chairman Angel G. Estrada and Freeholder Deborah Scanlon congratulate the winners of the 2008 Union County Shade Tree Commission “Young Writers of Union County” contest. The winners are (from left) Emily Miller from the Terrill…

Woodbridge Students Honored

Woodbridge Students Honored—Seventy-eight students were recently inducted into the Middlesex County College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges. From Woodbridge, front row, left to right: Kelly Ann Cicalese, Valerie Gidzinski, Ann Tetar, Monica Jimenez,…

Linden Parks Opening For Spring

LINDEN—The Linden Department of Recreation and Community Services has announced that five parks will open early this spring for Linden youth to enjoy informal activities and programs from May 19 through June 19. Wilson, Knosky, Milkosky, St. Marks and Sunnyside…

Rahway Sprinter Headed To Temple

Rahway Sprinter Headed To Temple—Rahway High School senior Andrea Butler (right) recently signed to attend Temple University on a track and field scholarship. Last year, Butler was named Star-Ledger Sprinter of the Year for the winter season.

Money Matters

Money Matters—Students in David Antunes’s third grade class at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway got a lesson on budgeting their money. A representative from Washington Mutual Bank of Rahway showed students the difference between what you want and what you…

Local Teen Among Honorees

GARWOOD—Erin Macee Callahan of Linden has been selected as “Teen Volunteer of the Year” by The Center of Hope Hospice & Palliative Care in Scotch Plains. They held their annual volunteer awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 16, at the Westwood…