CLARK–Clark UNICO held its annual Columbus Day Essay Contest recently where students were asked to write an essay on Columbus or any other Italian or Italian-American that has made a significant contribution to society.
RAHWAY—Senior Alex Dabrowski plays the xylophone as the award-winning Rahway High School Marching Indians perform at halftime during the Homecoming game held on October 24.
RAHWAY—From Oct. 19 – 23, students, faculty, and staff at Rahway High School commemorated National Red Ribbon Week by painting the town—rather, the halls—red.
RAHWAY—The Grover Cleveland DAISY Preschoolers in Rahway, went on a “Nature Walk” around the school. They used their hand-made binoculars to find various leaves and acorns.
UNION COUNTY—Last year, the Jersey Cares Coat Drive supplied more than 38,000 gently-used winter coats to children, women and men who desperately needed them.
CRANFORD—At the Nov. 17 Joint Meeting of Union County College’s Board of Trustees and Board of Governors, Dr. John R. Farrell, Jr., vice president of administrative services and executive assistant to the president, was named the interim president for the college beginning Jan. 1, 2010.
ELIZABETH—Student Campus Ministers at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth are making a difference in the lives of city youngsters.
Nov. 9 at 9:06 a.m. – Officer Thomas Brougham investigated a theft on East Cherry Street. The case remains open.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Union Catholic High School is proud to announce that seniors Megan Derisse of Roselle, Jaelynn Lee of Plainfield and Aaron Pinkard of Plainfield have been selected as recipients of the 2009 New Jersey Rising Scholars Student Recognition Award.
RAHWAY—Winter came a bit early in Ms. Bechelli’s fifth grade class at Grover Cleveland School. After reading two stories about sled dogs and the annual Alaskan Iditarod race, they couldn’t help but have snow and ice on their minds.