RAHWAY—Susan Bechelli’s fifth grade class at Grover Cleveland School recently held their annual egg drop competition. The contest is an experiment where students attempt to create packaging that can keep a raw chicken egg intact when dropped from a height.
UNION – Senior Nick Cesare (South Plainfield) recorded his second complete game win as Kean defeated Richard Stockton College, 5-3, in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) opener for both Thursday afternoon.
RAHWAY—Venisha Jordan was named teacher of the 2010-2011 school year at Franklin School in Rahway.
LINDEN—Responding to a rash of home invasion robberies and burglaries, city officials met with residents Monday and one councilman suggested that crime rates would be lower if more police lived in town.
UNION COUNTY—It may only last an hour, but it is an hour they so look forward to. Some of their parents even joke that they dare not mention it until a few days prior because they will be bombarded—“How much longer until ceramics?”—and the questioning will be relentless.
ELIZABETH—On Tuesday, April 13 at 6 p.m., the Elizabeth Board of Education will formally dedicate the district’s newly opened, Terence C. Reilly Gifted and Talented, School No. 7 on First Avenue.
LINDEN—On March 22, Mayor Richard J. Gerbounka was recognized as Union County Mayor of the Year by the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce for his dedication and commitment to the Linden community and his strong support of business and industry.
RAHWAY—Rahway Middle School’s 2010 Teacher of the Year is Edward Dailey.
Easter Bunny Photos • April 3 –The Cranford Chamber of Commerce has arranged for the Easter Bunny to visit the Clock from 10 a.m. to noon and the Gazebo from 1-3 p.m. Get your child’s photo taken with the bunny for $3.
RAHWAY—On Wednesday, March 24, fourth grade students at Madison Elementary School in the Rahway School District held their annual wax museum event.