LINDEN — The Linden Free Public Library is sponsoring a summer reading club for children during the months of July and August. Registration for the program takes place in the Children’s Room, and begins on Tuesday, May 31.
RAHWAY — The Blue Sky Puppet Theatre recently put on a performance of “Building Bridges” at Madison Elementary School in Rahway. The program was an introduction to conflict resolution and peer mediation as a way to prevent bullying.
RAHWAY – Rahway Republican Chairman Patrick Cassio is calling for a review of Peter Kowal’s recent appointment to the Board of Education.
PLAINFIELD — When it comes to speaking up for animals who are killed for food, animal advocates around the world have a lot to learn from 16-year-old Plainfield resident Joel Mercado, whose passion for animal rights has now netted him a Star Street Teamer Award from peta2, PETA’s youth division.
NEWARK – Twenty-four charities received grants worth a total of $401,000 from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Robert A. Marino, chairman of the foundation’s Board of Directors, announced.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army Pvt. Glen Basurto, son of Ana Padilla of Elizabeth, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
RAHWAY–The robot takeover has arrived. Ok, so maybe Rahway High School’s Robotics Team hasn’t exactly built the Terminator, but “Reptar” is still pretty impressive.
LINDEN- The fifth class of the Linden Athletic Hall of Fame will be enshrined at an induction dinner at Amici III Ristorante, 1700 W. Elizabeth Avenue, Linden, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, according to Hall of Fame Chairman Gary Luciano.
ELIZABETH — Benedictine Academy, an all-female Catholic college prep high school in Elizabeth, received two awards in the category of “Peace & Justice” during the “NJ Youth Service Awards” Ceremony held at the Newark Museum on Saturday, May 21.
ELIZABETH — The teen charged in the Dec. 26, 2008 shooting death of Jean D’Haiti outside of Skate 22 in Union Township pleaded guilty in Superior Court Monday, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.