Storytime is Fun Time

CLARK — Mrs. Peitz, a first grade teacher at Valley Road School in Clark, with the aid of Krista Kukan, co-chairwoman of the PTA-sponsored Reading Committee, held the school’s annual “Storytime” recently.

Cranford 8th Grader named To Regional Chorus

EDISON – Julia Linger, an eighth grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison and a Cranford resident, was recently named to the Central Jersey Music Educators Association (CJMEA) Intermediate Region II Chorus for the second consecutive year.

Rahway and Clark Residents Awarded Scholarships

SCOTCH PLAINS – Rahway resident Michael De Angelis and Clark residents Timothy Nugent, Cristina Bonner and Jessica Colucci were recently awarded the 2010 Navin Bros. Food Service Scholarship at Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains.

Magical Math

CLARK — Is it math or is it magic? Students at Valley Road School in Clark enjoyed a PTA-sponsored assembly that incorporated magic into everyday math lessons.

Middlesex County College Dedicates New Building to Late Freeholder Director

EDISON — Family, friends and colleagues of the late Middlesex County Freeholder Director David B. Crabiel joined the college community Jan. 18 as its newest building was dedicated in his honor. Crabiel served on the freeholder board for 27 years – 13 of those as director – and was a legend in the county and state.

Audit Finds That Rutgers Doesn’t Advertise Contracts For Bids

TRENTON — Rutgers University restricts competition for its public contracts by rejecting basic bidding requirements imposed on all other New Jersey state colleges and universities, an Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) audit has found.