LINDEN—Santa Claus paid an early visit to Linden’s Eighth Ward on Saturday, Dec. 5. Eighth Ward Councilwoman Michele Yamakaitis sponsored the fourth annual photos with Santa day at the Eighth Ward Community Center on Bedle Place.
RAHWAY—Students in first and second grades at Franklin School in Rahway were recently visited by students from Rahway High School to take part in the Junior Achievement program.
ELIZABETH—Patricia Lopez has helped others for more than 20 years, heading up the Union County Toys for Tots Campaign and the county’s food pantry. She recently got help to fulfill a wish of her own.
GARWOOD – Strep throats, sprained ankles and cut fingers don’t always occur during regular office hours, yet they don’t require a trip to the Emergency Room.
CRANFORD—Gerri Stiner, a lecturer on environmental, health and nutrition issues, will give a talk about “Toxins in the Home” on Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
LINDEN—As the temperature outside drops, Linden families take to the indoors to keep safe and warm. What they may not realize is that turning up the heat can increase the risk of home heating fires.
RAHWAY—The 2009 John “Butch” Kowal Memorial Basketball Tournament schedule has been announced.
CRANFORD—AzureMasda Lodge #22 Free and Accepted Masons in Cranford, begins the 2009-2010 year with a new slate of officers.
RAHWAY—On Dec. 7, Rahway Middle School held its bi-annual Family Math and Science Night. This event, attended by parents and students, allowed families to work together employing both math and science skills.
CLARK – The Clark Senior Monthly Meeting, scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 17, has been cancelled due to the group’s holiday dinner.