Union County

Unico Feast A Success

CLARK—The Clark chapter of Unico held its third annual Italian American Feast during the three-day Columbus Day weekend. The feast offered Clark area residents the chance to their favorite Italian foods, rides, games, novelty vendors, entertainment, raffles and so much more.

Kids Collect Coats

RAHWAY—Madison Elementary School recently held their annual clothing drive to help families in need in the Rahway community.  The surplus is given to homeless shelters in the Union County area. Pictured packing coats are students Courtney Clarke, Leilani Torres, Rebecca…

Heavenly Hats

RAHWAY—The Blue and Gold Club at Franklin School in Rahway raised $323 for the Heavenly Hats Foundation, an organization that collects and distributes brand new hats of all kinds to those patients of all ages who lose their hair due to the treatment of cancer or other medical conditions which cause hair loss.

Forest Friends Visit Franklin

RAHWAY—Forest Friends is an asset-building program designed to develop and reinforce resiliency skills in children. In this engaging program, children learn about dealing with feelings, how to communicate effectively, how to make good and healthy decisions, and the importance of truth and trust to develop healthy relationships, respect and self image.

Elizabeth Public Schools Teams With Hewlett Packard

ELIZABETH –On Oct. 13, Elizabeth Public Schools held a kickoff event at John E. Dwyer Technology Academy, celebrating the launch of the Oyster Project. Elizabeth Public Schools has become one of 25 secondary school districts in the United States to receive the 2009 Hewlett Packard (HP) Innovations in Education grant.