ROSELLE—When teachers say their class is a zoo, they’re usually not happy about it, but two teachers at Harrison Elementary School in Roselle are proud of their “wild” classrooms.
RAHWAY—Fifth grade students in Deborah Prakapas’s class at Roosevelt School in Rahway are hard at work practicing their math and word processing skills on the laptop computers.
TRENTON — The state Senate rejected — by a vote of 14 to 20, with six senators not voting — a bill sponsored by Sen. Raymond Lesniak aimed at legalizing gay marriage in New Jersey.
Sir Isaac Newton’s third law of motion states “For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” The old English physicist Sir Isaac did not have sports in mind when that theory was conceived, but it still can fit.
RAHWAY—A typical New Year’s resolution involves things like losing weight, giving up a bad habit or getting more organized. While those goals are important to the person making them, Literacy Volunteers of Union County is asking you to expand your 2010 New Year’s resolutions and help your fellow community members.
LANCASTER, Pa.—Army National Guard Capt. Jeanne M. Falchek has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
ROSELLE—The Roselle Steering Committee honored the borough’s December Students of the Month at the Dec. 21 Board of Education meeting.
HAMDEN, Conn.—Christopher Drastura of Linden was named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2009 semester at Quinnipiac University.
CRANFORD—Between the rescue helicopter hovering just above the treetops, all the emergency vehicles with their lights flashing, and the platoons of police officers and firefighters making their way into the woods at Union County’s Nomahegan Park in Cranford, it sure looked as if something big was happening.
CAMDEN—A Newark man who was the second-in-command of a prostitution enterprise that recruited and prostituted minor girls in several New Jersey cites pleaded guilty in federal court on Jan. 5, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.