RAHWAY — On the morning of March 17, the third grade students of Franklin Elementary School in Rahway were searching for the “Big Dipper” and “Orion’s Belt” in the school gym. Surprisingly, they were able to locate them – with the help of STARLAB and Math and Science coach, Roya Basu.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army National Guard Pfc. Christopher E. Dowling has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
CLARK — The Guidance Department and Development Office at Mother Seton Regional High School, Clark, sponsored a career panel for members of the junior class. The panel consisted of five accomplished alumnae who shared their career paths with the students. Marybeth Ream, development director at Mother Seton introduced the panel members.
LINDEN — The Provident Bank recently promoted Michael A. Raimonde of Linden to executive vice president and director of retail banking. He is responsible for the overall supervision of Provident’s 80 plus branch network and sales management.
CLARK – Girls from Brownie Troop 249 from F.K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark were busy this past month selling boxes and boxes of Girl Scout Cookies.
March 14 at 6:08 p.m. – In the vicinity of the 800 block of Raritan Road, Officer Brian Renda arrested Baldwin, N.Y. resident Marlon Miller, 23, and charged him with CDS possession.
ELIZABETH — The ringleader of a group of thieves who broke into the home of and terrorized an elderly Plainfield resident pleaded guilty in court Tuesday, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
RAHWAY — The Arts Department of Rahway High School is intensely at work preparing for the annual spring musical, “West Side Story”, to be presented this weekend at the high school auditorium. Evening performances on Friday and Saturday are at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday’s matinee is at 2 p.m.
RAHWAY — Melissa, a fourth grader from Mrs. Klein’s class at Madison Elementary School in Rahway, reads to her first grade buddies during the school wide celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday earlier this month.
CRANFORD – On Wednesday, March 23, Union County College will host world-renowned artists Joanna Quinn and Les Mills of Beryl Productions International Ltd. They will be presenting an animated, multimedia visiting artist lecture entitled “Drawings that Move” at 1 p.m. in the Roy Smith Theater on the college’s Cranford Campus.