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LINDEN – The recreation department will hold a complete fitness exercise class for Linden adults. Sessions are held Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street, starting Jan. 19, 2010.
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.
ELIZABETH—Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Trinitas Health Foundation, city and community leaders gathered recently to break ground for the new Center of Regional Education (CORE) building on Elizabeth Avenue near Broad Street.
RAHWAY—Emily Condron, a fifth grade student at Franklin School in Rahway, was recently elected to be Principal for the Day for the month of December.
RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Rahway recently put on their annual Winter Dance Recital. Under the direction of teacher Valerie Blanchard, students in first through fifth grades learned ballet, tap and hip hop dance.
RAHWAY—Third grade students at Franklin School are currently studying circuits, as a part of their exploration of electricity. Along with this unit, students learn how to construct a basic circuit using a battery, wires, motor, switch and light bulb.
RAHWAY—Seventh grade students at Rahway Middle School created original moon myths as part of a writing assignment for science class. Ms. Beach’s class first read several moon myths originating from around the world.
RAHWAY—Shermine Saint-Elien was honored at December’s night PTA meeting at Roosevelt School. Saint-Elien ‘s name has been added to the Accelerated Reader Plaque.
Twenty years ago, the Elizabeth Minutemen had a special hoops season. Coached by New Jersey icon Ben Candelino, the Minutemen tore through the county and state tournaments.