RAHWAY – The city’s annual talent show, presented by the Rahway Recreation Department, is set for Friday, April 15, at the Union County Performing Arts Center. The talent competition is divided into three age groups: youth, teen and adult.
SCOTCH PLAINS — The Scotch Plains S.A.L. American Legion Post 209 sponsored its annual raffle which raised $2,500 to benefit the Center For Hope Hospice Camp Starbright located at 175 Glenside Avenue in Scotch Plains.
RAHWAY — Second grade students at Franklin School in Rahway recently learned about units of capacity. To share their knowledge, they created drawings of “capacity creatures.”
UNION – It has been said that a soul mate is the one who makes life come to life. For people with disabilities, who sometimes face challenges enjoying life to its fullest potential and therefore treasure each success perhaps more dearly than people without disabilities, finding a soul mate can be their greatest triumph. Yet while people with disabilities sometimes struggle to achieve their rights to respect, independence and self-sufficiency, they usually find falling in love as natural a process as it is for everyone else in the world.
CLARK – School officials have released a revised 2011-12 calendar that resolves a conflict with the 2012 graduation dates at Arthur L. Johnson High School and Carl H. Kumpf Middle School.
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.