EDISON — It was a scrumptious good time as restaurants from all over the area gathered for the third “Evening of Good Taste for the Educated Palate,” a food tasting run by the Middlesex County College Alumni Association.
MARTINSVILLE—One-hundred-thirty Pingry students have won awards in the 2011 National Latin Exam, which promotes the study of Latin and encourages students to experience a sense of accomplishment.
LINDEN–Liana Altman, an eighth grader from McManus Middle School, and Marta Sliwa, a sophomore at Linden High School, were the two poster contest winners for the 2011 Chemistry Council of New Jersey (CCNJ) poster and essay contest. The two entries were sponsored by CCNJ members companies.
LINDEN – Musician Matthew Lorenzetti will entertain members of Linden AARP Chapter #1894 at the group’s meeting on Friday May 20, at the Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terrace, Linden.
CLARK – Fourth graders at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark were introduced to the elements of culture then did a research project to identify elements of their own culture. The students decorated a shoebox with photos, drawings, souvenirs or food items representing one country from their family’s ancestry.
SPRINGFIELD–The Springfield Free Public Library’s (Really Good) Book Discussion Group will meet on Thursday, June 2 at 7 p.m. to discuss “The Language of Threads” by Gail Tsukiyama. A saga of a Chinese woman in the WWII era, “The Language of Threads” is the sequel to “Women of the Silk.”
ELIZABETH–“Training for jobs in Sustainability Management and Emerging Green Careers” was the topic of a free workshop held at Union County College’s Dr. Thomas H. Brown Center for Business and Educational Advancement on Tuesday, April 19.
OLD BRIDGE — Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Raritan Bay Medical Center (RBMC), recently received a $5,000 grant from Amboy Bank for the purchase of two new Continuous Passive Motion (CPM) machines for the medical center’s Old Bridge location Human Motion Institute.
Governor Chris Christie is proposing to eliminate the Delaware and Raritan Canal Commission as part of his sweeping plan to increase government efficiency.