EDISON—Kayla Kluse of Winfield Park, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, has received the President’s Volunteer Service Award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of time to serve their communities and their country.
RAHWAY—The students in Alicia Scipioni’s second grade class at Franklin School learned how to use the Skype program in the computer lab with the assistance of Linda Lampert. The students met another class online and had to guess through a question and answer session where the other class was from.
CLARK—The DECA Team at Clark’s Arthur L. Johnson High School had 13 of their students compete at the DECA State Conference in Cherry Hill last month.
ELIZABETH—New York Giants football player Chris Canty visited Winfield Scott School No. 2 on Friday, March 5, to promote reading.
CLARK – Scouts from Cub Scout Pack 145 in Clark recently met with Officer Paul Simas from the Elizabeth Police Department. Simas talked to the scouts about “being safe at home and your community.”
CLARK—March has been designated Youth Art Month by the Art Educators of New Jersey. Three students will be representing St John the Apostle School at the Union County Youth Art Month exhibit.
ELIZABETH—A Garwood woman was sentenced to five years probation and ordered to undergo psychiatric treatment after she pled guilty to neglect in the death of her 25-year-old daughter.
ELIZABETH—This week, 50 seniors began enjoying a healthy, hot lunchtime meal at the Plainfield Senior Services Program. Federal stimulus funding awarded to the county Department of Human Services, Division on Aging, allowed expansion of the nutrition program for seniors.
LINDEN – A bag with several thousand dollars in cash was taken out of a motorist’s car while he was changing a flat tire on Monday afternoon, police said.
UNION—On Wednesday, March 24, at 11 a.m. the YM-YWHA of Union is offering the community its annual model Passover Seder.