ANNAPOLIS, Md.–Navy Midshipman Christopher M. Troche, son of Debra S. and Edgar S. Troche of Perth Amboy and Navy Midshipman Sean T. O’Brien, son of Sheila and Troy O’Brien of Elizabeth, were among more than 900 freshmen that recently completed Plebe Summer while attending the United States Naval Academy.
COLUMBUS, Ga. — Army National Guard Pvt. Kamil R. Betka, son of Dorota Betka of Linden, has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
WATCHUNG – Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung will hold its annual open house on Sunday, Oct. 23 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. All sixth, seventh, and eighth grade girls and their families are invited to attend. Formal presentations will take place at 1:30 and 3 p.m.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Women Aware of Middlesex County is encouraging residents and municipalities to take part in its new awareness program, Shine the Light on Domestic Violence.
ELIZABETH — The Benedictine Academy CSI Science Contest held at the all-female Catholic secondary school on Saturday, Oct. 1 brought together a total of 12 teams from seven area elementary schools.
CLARK — Fifth grade student across Union County had the opportunity to participate in Prevention Links’ Red Ribbon Poster Contest. Students were encouraged by Mrs. Badillo (school counselor) to create a poster that best describes their anti-drug.
Technology, having outstripped our ability as humans to control it, has become our Frankenstein’s monster. Delighted with technology’s conveniences, its ability to make our lives easier by performing an endless array of tasks faster and more efficiently, we have given it free rein in our lives, with little thought to the legal or moral ramifications of allowing surveillance technology, especially, to uncover nearly every intimate detail of our lives.
ROSELAND – The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) is now accepting applications for the Society’s high school and college scholarship programs. In 2011, the NJSCPA presented $365,000 in awards to more than 72 students.
CLARK — On Wednesday, Oct. 12, the students at the Clark Preschool were thrilled by a visit from the Clark Fire Department.