CLARK – Students at F.K. Hehnly Elementary School are helping the environment, one juice pouch at a time. Known as the “Hehnly Recycling Crusaders”, they have been collecting Capri Sun drink pouches and sending them to TerraCycle, an innovative recycling company.
RAHWAY – Kami Beckford, a fourth grader at Roosevelt Elementary School in Rahway, is the latest student achieving 1,000 Points in the Accelerated Reader Program.
LAWTON, Okla.—Army Reserve Pvt. Raul F. Calero Jr. has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. He is the son of Cecilia Gamboa of Bayonne and Raul Calero of Elizabeth.
SCRANTON, Pa.—The Ricardo L. Vagueiro of Clark was among the 856 University of Scranton graduates who received bachelor’s and associate’s degrees at its undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 31, 2009, at Wachovia Arena.
RAHWAY– The Rahway Center Partnership will host the Four Paws Pet Fair in downtown Rahway on Saturday, June 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the YMCA parking lot on Irving Street.
ELIZABETH – An inmate has been charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly stabbed a corrections officer with a sharpened pencil at Union County Jail last week, officials said.
LINDEN – Police arrested a city man last week for allegedly attempting to rob a drug store with a hose-nozzle that employees thought was a gun.
ELIZABETH – One of two Union County corrections officers who was under indictment for allegedly assaulting an inmate last year went back to work last week after agreeing to act as a witness against the other officer.
LINDEN—Thorough the end of October, the Linden Police Department will reward children who wear a helmet when bicycling with a “ticket” for a free ice cream cone from Dairy Queen in Linden.
In May, the award-winning Rahway High School Marching Band and Fine and Performing Arts ensembles were invited to play at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.