UNION COUNTY—Literacy Volunteers of Union County is currently recruiting new tutor volunteers. The non-profit, volunteer driven organization aims to improve the lives of adults by teaching them to read, write and speak English so they can participate more fully in family, workplace and community life.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Willow Grove Presbyterian Church in Scotch Plains will offer a free mediation class, open to everyone, on Saturday, April 10, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
RAHWAY—The students in Alicia Scipioni’s second grade class at Franklin School just finished reading the story, ‘Goodbye Curtis’. The story is about a letter carrier who had been delivering mail for 42 years and was about to retire.
RAHWAY—Students at Roosevelt School in Rahway are hanging chains of respect around their school. On each link students have written ways they have shown respect at school.
ELIZABETH — Benedictine Academy junior Marjorie Bukiron of Elizabeth (right), and several four-year-olds enrolled at the Benedictine Sisters pre-School in Elizabeth, enjoyed time at the computer during Bukiron’s visit to the school on March 23.
VILLANOVA, Pa.—Freshman Michael Makowski of Linden was named to the Dean’s List at the College of Engineering at Villanova University for the 2009 fall semester.
VILLANOVA, Pa.—Two Clark residents were named to the Dean’s List at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Villanova University for the 2009 fall semester: freshman Joseph Bonner and junior Kelly Dolan.
WEST HAVEN, Conn.—Demetrius Washington-Ellison of Rahway was named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Haven for the fall 2009 semester.
CLARK – The Clark Board of Education will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2010-11 school budget before Friday’s regular meeting. The hearing will begin at 5 p.m. on March 26 at in council chambers at 315 Westfield Avenue.
RAHWAY—The Paper Mill Rising Star award-winning Rahway High School musical theater department will be performing “The Music Man” on Friday, March 26 and Saturday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, March 28 at 2 p.m.