RAHWAY—Madison Elementary School in Rahway recently held a Winter Blanket Drive. Madison’s goal was to collect 50 blankets in two weeks. The blankets were donated to the Coalition for the Homeless in Elizabeth.
CLARK – The Clark Recreation Department recently organized a night of ice skating for Clark families at the Warinanco Park Skating Rink.
UNION – “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” comes to Kean University’s Wilkins Theatre in a hysterical production by the Department of Theatre Feb. 26 through March 6.
ELIZABETH—Students and teachers at the Joseph Battin School No. 4 in Elizabeth are now enjoying video and high-speed Internet access provided for free by Cablevision’s Power to Learn education initiative.
CLARK – Clark Recreation ran a six-week indoor soccer program this winter for children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Over 450 children participated.
RAHWAY—Registration for the YMCA of Eastern Union County, Rahway Branch’s Summer Camp program is now open.
WESTFIELD—Just as song lyrics from “Barnum” invite everyone to “Just join the circus like you wanted to, when you were a kid. Climb aboard before it moves on and you’ll thank your lucky stars you did,” so director Kenneth Horn hopes that aspiring actors, in grades 6 through 12, will join the cast of the Summer Stage Theater in the 2010 production of “Barnum” this July.
RAHWAY—Austin Jackson, a freshman at Rahway High School, has been selected to participate in the National Young Leaders State Conference.
RAHWAY—On Friday, Feb. 5, students from the jazz band, concert band, chorus, and musical theater classes at Rahway High School held a showcase of their talents during the second annual Cabaret Night.
RAHWAY—That Mayor Kennedy, the Rahway City Council and Administrator & Redevelopment Director Peter Pelissier would even consider paying $90,000 for a piano at this time just shows how out of tune these people are with the residents of this city, says GOP Municipal Chairman Patrick Cassio.