Union County

Future Playwrights

RAHWAY—Rahway Middle School students recently participated in a script writing workshop. Rahway resident Bill VanSant, executive director of the Spanktown Theatre Company in Rahway, spent a week teaching students the fundamentals of script writing.

Learning To Resist Drugs & Alcohol

LINDEN – Students at School No. 6 recently graduated from DARE — Drug Abuse Resistance Education. The program is provided by the Linden Police Department and gives students the tools to resist peer pressure and to say “no” to drugs and alcohol.

Everything Old Is New Again

RAHWAY—The Bard made an appearance in a fifth grade class at Grover Cleveland School. Students compared lyrics of current hip-hop songs with monologues from some of William Shakespeare’s plays and discovered the same universal themes.

Blizzard Warning In Effect

STATE — Road crews are working to clear New Jersey highways and major roadways, but the worst of this winter storm may not have come yet.

The National Weather Service has a blizzard warning in effect for the state. High winds — with gusts of up to 45 miles per hour — are expected this afternoon. Possible whiteout conditions will make travel dangerous, and officials are advising residents to stay at home if possible.