RAHWAY—At the recent Central Jersey Music Educators Association (CJMEA) Symphonic Band concert, Rahway High School sophomore Nate Figueroa was selected by audition as one of the best trumpet players in New Jersey.
MIAMI, Fla.—Kaplan University celebrated the graduation of its winter 2010 class during a live ceremony on Jan. 30 in Miami, Fla. General Colin L. Powell, the 65th secretary of state and former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, served as the commencement speaker.
RAHWAY—Roosevelt School in Rahway had a special guest attend their Super “Bowl”-havior party on Friday, Feb. 5. Rahway native Antonio Garay, a defensive tackle for the San Diego Chargers, greeted students and signed autographs.
LANCASTER, Pa.—The following local students have made the Honors List for Franklin & Marshall College’s fall 2009 semester.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Two local students were named to the Marist College Dean’s List for the fall 2009 semester.
TRENTON – The Senate Law and Public Safety Committee unanimously approved a measure sponsored by Senator Nicholas P. Scutari to create penalties for using a “bump key” – a locksmith’s tool – to commit a burglary.
CLARK – Basketball teams stepped up to battle cancer at Arthur L. Johnson High School last week. Coaches vs. Cancer raised money to support the American Cancer Society on Feb. 2.
RAHWAY – Rahway Public Schools will open pre-school registration for the 2010-11 school year on Tuesday, Feb. 16.
STATE—Every hour someone is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS); a chronic disease of the central nervous system for which there is no cure. It is estimated that over 13,000 New Jersey residents and more than 400,000 people nationwide live with this disease.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Attention caregivers, do you feel tired? Are you overwhelmed and stressed? Caring for a loved one can bring on those feelings. You are not alone.