RAHWAY—Recently, volunteers from Merck visited Franklin Elementary School in Rahway. They spent the day helping put together writing folders for the students, as well as visiting various classrooms.
RAHWAY—Colleen O’Hara’s third graders at Roosevelt School In Rahway are using their new smartboard in their classroom this year. Smartboards are interactive whiteboards and can accommodate different learning styles.
ROSELLE – An expanded learning program at Roselle Public Schools has been chosen as a model by the Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest at Learning Point Associates, officials recently announced.
LINDEN—Thirty of Linden’s youngest citizens recently took part in a pumpkin painting contest organized by the city’s recreation department and Halloween Parade Committee. All of the children were declared winners.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Lumbar spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal causing a wide range of symptoms. Find out how this condition can be treated at a free program November 4 at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center.
ELIZABETH – Elizabeth school officials have advised parents that pre-school students need to receive both a seasonal flu vaccination and a pneumococcal vaccination, or they could find themselves excluded from the classroom after New Years.
LINDEN—Linden AARP Chapter #1894 will meet on Friday, Oct. 23, at the Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terrace at 1. p.m. The Board of Directors will meet at noon at the church. A social period with refreshments will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
LINDEN—Children learn Karate at the Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services’ Gregorio Center Building.
ROSELLE PARK—To celebrate the first anniversary of the Art Gallery at The Casano Community Center, a dinner will be held on Nov. 4 from 6 – 8 p.m. The cost is $10 per person, all proceeds will go to help the gallery install a new exhibit hanging system.
ELIZABETH—The New Jersey State Library, in partnership with PSEG, has made free homework assistance available to the students in Elizabeth through the popular Homework Help NJ program.