ELIZABETH—Four young women, all students at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth, have earned recognition for their academic and all-around achievements at the all-female, Catholic college-prep high school.
But little did I know that this community service message would actually turn out to be a real commercial… Now I know how hard it is to do those other commercials on TV that look like a good way to earn some easy money.
STATE — New Jersey lighthouses and selected museums will again be hosting the “Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey” weekend on Saturday, Oct. 15 and Sunday, Oct. 16.
NEW BRUNSWICK — The Provident Bank Foundation recently supported The State Theatre Regional Arts Center in New Brunswick with a $10,000 grant as part of a multi-year pledge for its “Milk & Cookies” series.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Senior High School Class of 1981 will hold their 30th year reunion on Friday, Nov. 25, from 7-11:30 p.m.
EAST BRUNSWICK-Mid State Mall was and is still a popular strip mall along route 18. The mall first opened in Aug. of 1958, and some of the first stores there were: Acme, Grayson-Robinson, J.C. Penney, Miles Shoes and Safeway.
How many were fed up with the constant bally-hoo and repetition of Gov. Chris Christie being pushed for President? Now we have the answer. It is NO.
RAHWAY — The Rahway Public Library will be offering a Café Music Series during the month of October, featuring musicians from the New Jersey Folk Project.
MARTINSVILLE—Thirty-nine Pingry seniors are recognized for exceptional academic promise as Commended Students in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program.
CLIFTON — Dover Business College Vice President of Academic Affairs Mary McDonough, PhD, has announced that students from Union County have been named to the Dean’s List at Dover Business College for the Summer 2011 Quarter. The students attend the Clifton Campus.
A listing of upcoming community events in Union and Middlesex counties and the surrounding areas.
READY, SET, SQUIRT! – During a visit from the Clark Volunteer Fire Department, Emma DaFonseca gives it her all as she pretends to put out a fire. DaFonseca and her peers at the Clark Preschool enjoyed a presentation about fire safety during fire prevention week.
RAHWAY- Fourth grade students from Madison Elementary School in Rahway sort the clothes collected during the school’s Hurricane Relief Clothing and Coat Drive that ended on Oct. 7. The clothing will be distributed to needy families in the Rahway community. (Photo courtesy of Madison School)