Union County

Softball Tournament Raises $12K For Children’s Miracle Network

ELIZABETH—The fifth annual Play Ball for Miracles went into full swing at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 18, in Warinanco Park, Elizabeth.   Play Ball for Miracles began in 2005, shortly after Patrick Macnab was diagnosed with a bleeding disorder…

Wonderful Ethnic Education Day

Wonderful Ethnic Education Day—On April 21, Madison Elementary School in Rahway celebrated W.E.E. Day, Wonderful Ethnic Education Day. Students transformed the school’s hallways into a showcase of world culture.  The school was opened to parents, grandparents, friends and our community…

AAA Reminds Parents To Keep Children Seated, Safe And Secure

SPRINGFIELD—AAA New Jersey reminds parents, grandparents and caregivers to keep children seated, safe and secure when riding in motor vehicles. “Studies show that more than 80 percent of children are improperly secured in motor vehicles,” says Michele Mount, director of…

Rahway PAL Basketball Champs

Rahway PAL’s 2009 basketball season came to a close on March 21. The teams pictured bewlow emerged as champions in each of their respective divisions. The third and fourth grade champs: Coach Lawrence Van Diver, Garrison Armand, Taylor Burkett, Samirah…

Clark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Celebrates Earth Day

Clark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Celebrates Earth Day—Residents, staff members and volunteers at Clark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center all pitched in to help plant flowers to celebrate Earth Day. Pictured left to right are: Anna Vircik, Activities Director Bridget Baldwin…

Volunteers Help Paint Clark Purple To Kick Off Relay For Life

CLARK –  American Cancer Society staff and volunteers are asking all who work and live in Clark, NJ to “Show Us Your Hope” in support of local cancer survivors, and to raise awareness for cancer and the upcoming Relay For…

Newspapers In Education

Newspapers In Education—Linden School No. 5 students learned about the importance of a newspaper through the celebration of Newspapers in Education month. The real-world connection supported by the use of newspapers helps students understand the importance of the information that…

Despite Recession, Voters Pass Majority Of School Budgets

STATE – Despite the recession and a growing movement against increased taxes, voters passed a majority of the school budgets in Middlesex and Union counties on Tuesday. Voters approved school budgets in 16 of 21 Union County school districts, though…

School Elections Today

STATE – On Tuesday, more than 550 of the state’s 603 school districts will hold elections where voters express approval or dissent on proposed budgets for the 2009-10 school year and fill about 1,500 school board seats, according to the…