RAHWAY – The Rahway Board of Education is accepting letters of interest from residents who would like to fill the vacancy left when board member Theresa Mikajlo died last month. The appointed term would end next April, after the 2012 school board election.
ELIZABETH–The City of Elizabeth, the Rotary Club of Elizabeth, Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Runnells Specialized Hospital and a coalition of area agencies and corporations have teamed to provide free immunizations to city children during National Infant Immunization Week, April 25 – 29
SPRINGFIELD–The Springfield Free Public Library’s (Really Good) Book Discussion Group will meet on Thursday, May 5 at 7 p.m. to discuss “Dawn” by Octavia E. Butler.
SCOTCH PLAINS—VITAS Innovative Hospice Care® offers bereavement support groups to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. These groups offer understanding, useful information and sharing with others who are grieving.
ELIZABETH — United Way of Greater Union County will present the Humanitarian Award, a new award for 2011, to Joseph and Elizabeth Wilf, at the organization’s annual Celebration! event on Thursday, April 28, at Kean University’s STEM Building.
LINDEN — In January, Linden High school participated in the National German Exam. Five students won medals for scoring in the 70th percentile or above.
RAHWAY — Emera De Los Santos, a junior at Rahway High School has been named as one of 39 rising seniors in the state to attend New Jersey Scholars Program at The Lawrenceville School this summer.
RAHWAY — Rahway Middle School sixth graders Kami Beckford and Sydney Henriksen will travel to England and France this summer as part of the People to People Student Ambassador Program. These girls will represent Rahway Middle School, their community, state and country as they tour the sights and engage in European culture.
RAHWAY — A special furry visitor made an appearance at Mrs. Harris’ pre-kindergarten class in Rahway’s Franklin School. Pictured above, Melany Abarca visits with Lilly, a pet rabbit owned by Tiffany Arce, a Kean University intern in the Pre-K class.
Benedictine Academy’s Students in Action Team displays the Gold Banner won in competition at NJPAC on April 5. The all-female Catholic college prep high school in Elizabeth received the prestigious Gold Medal for the “Jefferson Award” Regional Competition for the state of New Jersey.