ELIZABETH—Five students at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth were accepted into the Young Science Achievers Grant Program for 2010. Pictured from left to right are Keyona Wright, Alicia Onacki, Chelsea Odufo, Chisom Emeana and Emily Burke.
ROSELLE—Grace Wilday Junior High School student Ailyn Mendez, 12, (front row, third from the left) stands with her family as she’s honored by Roselle School officials and Steering Committee members at the district’s Student of the Month ceremony on Jan. 25.
TRENTON – Assemblywoman L. Grace Spencer and Assemblyman Albert Coutinho plan to introduce legislation to make it a crime to enter restricted airport areas.
TRENTON –A Union County minister has pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud, Acting Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced Tuesday.
RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Rahway recently raised over $500 for Haiti’s earthquake victims.
UNION—On Feb. 14, at 3 p.m., Kean Stage will present the Moscow Circus in A Russian Folk Fair. Appropriate for children and adults alike, the production is a dramatic tale told and based on the circus arts, and the famed performers of the Moscow Circus, in a Theater-Circus format.
GARWOOD—Stewart A. Ritter, senior vice president – investments for the Westfield office of Wells Fargo Advisor will host a complimentary, informational seminar on Social Security.
TRENTON – What do New York Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett, New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck and New Jersey Devils left wing Zach Parisi have in common with best-selling authors Michael Connelly, Judy Blume and Janet Evanovich?
UNION COUNTY—The Bayway Complex Community Advisory Panel (CAP) will be awarding four $1,000 scholarships to eligible students living in Linden, Rahway, Elizabeth and Staten Island.
ELIZABETH—Three seniors at Benedictine Academy have been named “Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholars” for 2010. Priscille Dossekou and Barbara Diogo, both of Newark, and Thanita Kennedy of Hillside were honored.