Union County

PSE&G To Hold Workshops Explaining Transmission Upgrade Project

NEWARK — Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) announced last week that it will seek approval from the New Jersey Board of Utilities to upgrade transmission lines and substations from existing 138,000-volt (138kV) power to 230,000-volt (230kV) power in the northern and central regions of the state.

Elizabeth School District Featured In Disney Institute Case Study

ELIZABETH – Elizabeth Public Schools was recently featured in a case study published by the Disney Institute. The school district was the first to look to Disney to help change their organizational culture and accelerate student achievement by incorporating Disney’s time-tested practices into their district practices.

Rahway Students Read Across America

RAHWAY — On what would have been Dr. Seuss’s 107th birthday, the children of Franklin School in Rahway celebrated Read Across America. The Cat in the Hat made his annual visit to the pre-school and kindergarten students and was greeted with hugs and high-fives.

Linden Offers Activities For Seniors

LINDEN – The city’s Department of Public Property & Community Services offers a number of activities for Linden seniors. Any resident age 50 and over can join in the following activities at the John T. Gregorio Center, 330 Helen Street (unless otherwise noted):

Bodine Installed As Lodge Master

RAHWAY — In a ritual dating back to the 1800s, La Fayette Lodge #27 of Rahway recently held their annual installation of officers. Lawrence C. Bodine (right) of Rahway was installed as the Worshipful Master by Douglas A. Patrick, the outgoing master.