ROSELLE PARK – Ibtisam Ali, a computer science major at Kean University and a resident of Roselle Park, recently was awarded the 2009 Tri-State Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects (AAAEA) Scholarship. Ali received the scholarship during an AAAEA awards dinner in Fort Lee, N.J., on October 17.
ELIZABETH-Here are some winter memories from William Frolich: “None of us have actual memories of the famous blizzard of 1888, but we have heard of it from our grandparents. We have heard that in the center of Elizabeth a train of the Central Railroad was stalled for two days at the Broad Street station, blocking the intersection that is now known as the Elizabeth Arches.
KENILWORTH—The Joseph Nugent Sr. Association of Union County will hold its 76th annual dance on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 8 p.m. until midnight at the Kenilworth Veterans Center located at 33 South 21st Street in Kenithworth.
LINDEN – The Linden Free Public Library is sponsoring a food drive in cooperation with other Union County libraries.
ELIZABETH—Sr. Marion Scranton, SC, Director of Community Initiatives, at Trinitas Regional Medical Center, is convinced that the medical center’s fifth annual Thanksgiving food drive is poised to exceed the number of families served in 2008.
UNION—A $12,000 grant secured through the National Weather Service is helping Kean University students learn more about the impact of thunderstorms.
MOUNTAINSIDE — People can now weatherize their homes and be rewarded for their efforts. According to the Internal Revenue Service, homeowners making energy-saving improvements this fall can cut their winter heating bills and lower their 2009 tax bill as well.
ELIZABETH—In reality, you are a teenager. Imagine, however, that you are an employed, single 24 year-old. Then, honestly assess your lifestyle choices, spending, and living expenses. Now ask yourself these questions- are you earning enough money to pay for your lifestyle?
RAHWAY—Mrs. Ross’ class at Madison Elementary School in Rahway organized an annual school wide mock election recently.
HILLSIDE – Facing an unprecedented rise in demand, New Jersey Feeding America food banks are once again asking the public to help Check-Out Hunger.