Union County

Bridgeway Walk, A Resounding Success

ELIZABETH—Bridgeway Walk 2009 was a resounding success, according to Cory Storch, executive director of Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services. The ninth annual walk was hosted at the TD Bank Ball Park in Bridgewater, centrally located to many of Bridgeway’s programs, and marked the first time that the walk was held outside of the City of Elizabeth.

Physics Of Toys

RAHWAY—Grade 4 Gifted and Talented students in Susan Rubino’s class at Roosevelt School in Rahway are studying physics. After reading about Sir Issac Newton and his laws of motions, students had fun demonstrating Newton’s Third Law of Motion for their Principal Rocco Collucci.

Local Hospitals Share In $40 Million State Grants

TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services awarded $40 million in Health Care Stabilization Fund grants to nine financially distressed hospitals in order to maintain health care access in communities where services are threatened.

Basketball Classic To Raise Funds For Homeless

ELIZABETH — The state’s best high school basketball teams will face each other while helping local homeless people during the 16th annual Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless Basketball Classic on Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Dunn Sports Center, 600 Pearl Street, in Elizabeth.

Holiday Greetings From The Troops

Army Spc. Nilza Betancourt, Army Capt. Kevin Braine, Air Force 1st Lt. Purvi Desai, Army Sgt. Reno Durand, Air Force Master Sgt. Michael Newton, Army Major Felix Oduwa, Navy Seaman Apprentice Michael Pappas, Army Staff Sgt. Jose Rolon, Air Force Tech Sgt. Leo Van Miert and Air Force Lt. Col. Corey Wormack extend holiday wishes to their families in New Jersey.

The Gift of Giving

CLARK—Students at Mother Seton Regional High School in Clark are continuing their efforts for needy children with the “Gift of Giving.” The Giving Tree, located in the school’s main lobby, is adorned with gift tags for students to choose a gift for a needy child.

Holiday Sing-A-Long

RAHWAY—Kindergarten students at Roosevelt School in Rahway had their annual sing-a-long led by music teacher Andrea Riemen and music supervisor Ron Dolce. Students sang holiday songs and waited for the arrival of their special guest, Santa Claus.

A Christmas Concert

CLARK—Saint John the Apostle School in Clark recently held its annual Christmas Concert. All students in the lower grades and the school choir performed under the direction of Tom Pedas, music teacher at the school.