STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The Northfield Bank Foundation has awarded a total of $95,000 in grants to non-profit organizations in New Jersey during 2009.
RAHWAY – Roosevelt School in Rahway uses a software program called Accelerated Reader to build a lifelong love of reading in every student. Students read books on their current reading levels and complete the reading practice quiz.
RAHWAY—The Blue and Gold Club at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently held their annual school-wide food drive. The students and their families brought in and donated over 900 food items to help families in need.
RAHWAY—Daisy Girl Scout Troop #1312 from Rahway led by Gina Hidalgo and Jennifer Heilich, took part in a “Trim a Tree” event at Berzinec Park.
PLAINFIELD – The Tri-County Red Cross is holding the first ever “Red Cross Resolutions Gym-A-Thon” from Jan. 16-24, 2010 at fitness centers, living rooms and trails throughout Union, Middlesex and Somerset counties.
CRANFORD – Voters will decide whether to approve an $11.99 million bond referendum to finance renovations at the township’s eight schools on Tuesday.
ROSELLE—The Borough of Roselle will host its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 11 from 5 to 7 p.m.
ROSELLE – The 27th annual George T. Cron High School Hockey Tournament will begin Monday evening, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m. at the Warinanco Ice Skating Center in Roselle. Eight of the best high school hockey teams in New Jersey will compete at the Warinanco rink, located in Warinanco Park.
CLARK—St. John the Apostle School will have an open house for parents of prospective Pre-K through seventh grade students from 9:30-11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Parents will have the opportunity to tour the school and see a school day in action.
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Linden’s Muhammad Wilkerson, a sophomore defensive tackle for the Temple Owls, was named to the All-Mid-American Conference first team last week. He was one of a record eight players from the college to be so honored.