CLARK—During the week of Feb. 22-26, Saint John the Apostle held its first annual Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart fundraiser for the American Heart Association. The event was held to help raise money for those who have been affected by heart disease and stroke.
RAHWAY—Third grade students at Franklin School in Rahway received free seedlings from the New Jersey Forest Service.
ELIZABETH—Elizabeth Public Schools’ Dr. Albert Einstein Academy School No. 29 is among 24 other schools from around the United States to be designated as a NASA Explorer School.
RAHWAY—The Rahway Rens 11u swept through pool play going 3-0 and in an intense championship game beat Team CMEK out of Bergen County 59-56 to win the Morris Magic Madness Tournament.
RAHWAY – Last month, the Paper Mill Rising Star Award-winning Rahway High School Musical Theater department performed “The Music Man.”
UNION – Senior Anthony Bertucci had three goals and two assists to lead the Kean University men’s lacrosse team to a 14-6 win over Farmingdale State College in Skyline Conference action on Wednesday evening.
STATE – For the first time since 1976, New Jersey voters rejected more than half of the budgets on the ballot in yesterday’s school election.
RAHWAY—The city’s next mayor will have to contend with shrinking revenues and rising debt, as well as a declining credit score, according to former Housing Authority Chair Renee Bridges Thrash, who is vying for the Democratic nomination against Freeholder Richard Proctor, who is also the city’s health official.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A former Carteret resident will spent at least 40 years in state prison for his role in the 2006 shooting death of Rahway resident Robert Funderberk.
LINDEN—Want five minutes with the mayor? You’ll get your chance every Thursday night if Derek Armstead is elected as Linden’s next chief executive.