CLARK – The Frank K. Hehnly Elementary Student Council recently hosted their first fund raiser, an afterschool pretzel sale for the students and parents. The Clark school’s Student Council consists of two representatives from each third, fourth and fifth grades.
CLARK–Parent-teacher conference time is fast approaching. Local resident Jennifer Dubroski, M.Ed will facilitate a workshop on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Clark Public Library that will provide an in-depth overview of the parent-teacher conference and the questions parents should be asking.
CLARK — The students in Eleni Gathercole’s Kindergarten class at the Frank K. Hehnly School in Clark created picture writing journals to assist them with gathering ideas during writing time.
CLARK — Third grade students in Mary Jo Baker and Anne Marie Estevez’s classes gather together in the Frank K.Hehnly School Gymnasium in Clark for physical education class.
CLARK — Lillian Swanson, managing editor at the Jewish Daily Forward, will speak about the1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire at Temple Beth O’r/Beth Torah, 111 Valley Road, Clark, on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. This year marks the 100th anniversary of that tragedy.
SCOTCH PLAINS – In the 2012-2013 school year, Union Catholic High School will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the school’s opening in 1962. As a prelude to this milestone and in keeping with this school year’s theme of “Community”, the school will hold the inaugural Race to the Gold 5K Run on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains.
EAST BRUNSWICK – Are you looking for some good fall bargains? Middlesex County 4-H will hold a Fall Yard Sale on Saturday, Oct. 22 (raindate: Oct. 23), from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at the 4-H Center, 645 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick.
ELIZABETH— Clark resident David Toma, dubbed by the Daily News as the “greatest policeman alive,” will deliver the keynote address Union County’s third annual Columbus Day Flag Raising event on Friday, October 7th, at 1:30 p.m. on the steps of the Union County Courthouse.
JERSEY CITY — Senior forward Walter Avans (Roselle Park /Union Catholic) has been named the New Jersey City University Men’s Athlete of the Week for the second time this season and the fifth time in his career. He scored the only goal for the Gothic Knights in a 2-1 road loss against New Jersey Athletic Conference foe Richard Stockton College on Oct. 1.
JERSEY CITY–Richard Stockton College surprised #24-ranked New Jersey City University with a 3-0 defeat in a New Jersey Athletic Conference women’s soccer game on Saturday on the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.
POMONA — New Jersey City University outshot Richard Stockton College, 21-5, but the Ospreys jumped out to a 2-0 lead and held off a late Gothic Knight rally for a 2-1 victory in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game on Saturday.
Some years ago I was traveling through Kenya during a ferocious drought. Crossing a desolate landscape, our truck lurched to a sudden halt. We passengers, all westerners, were mystified until our African driver pointed through the shimmering heat to a small figure trudging toward us. A shepherd had flagged us down.
PITTSBURGH—University of Pittsburgh junior running back Ray Graham was named the Big East Offensive Player of the Week for his exceptional performance in the Panthers’ 44-17 victory over the University of South Florida this past Thursday.