FAIR LAWN – The Opportunity Center of Fair Lawn, Inc., a life enrichment program for the developmentally disabled, recently made a special presentation of an exclusive photograph to Columbia Bank.
RAHWAY — Emera De Los Santos, a junior at Rahway High School has been named as one of 39 rising seniors in the state to attend New Jersey Scholars Program at The Lawrenceville School this summer.
RAHWAY — Rahway Middle School sixth graders Kami Beckford and Sydney Henriksen will travel to England and France this summer as part of the People to People Student Ambassador Program. These girls will represent Rahway Middle School, their community, state and country as they tour the sights and engage in European culture.
RAHWAY — A special furry visitor made an appearance at Mrs. Harris’ pre-kindergarten class in Rahway’s Franklin School. Pictured above, Melany Abarca visits with Lilly, a pet rabbit owned by Tiffany Arce, a Kean University intern in the Pre-K class.
Benedictine Academy’s Students in Action Team displays the Gold Banner won in competition at NJPAC on April 5. The all-female Catholic college prep high school in Elizabeth received the prestigious Gold Medal for the “Jefferson Award” Regional Competition for the state of New Jersey.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army Reserve Pfc. Daniel Araque, son of Piedad Araque of Linden, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
NEWARK – New Jersey teachers are encouraged to apply for funding through PSEG’s Environmental Education Grant Program, which provides funding to educators who can link their students’ understanding of math, science, computer science, and technology with an enthusiasm and appreciation for the environment.
RAHWAY — On Monday April 4, 20 students from Rahway High School went to the MetroWest Holocaust Council in Whippany to have lunch. Ordinarily this would not be an important event, but this was an opportunity for the students, along with those from two other high schools to spend time with Holocaust survivors.
POMPTON LAKES – As part of their ongoing community support, Columbia Bank is making a special effort to purchase replacement home appliances for a select group of homeowners affected by the heavy flooding that recently took place throughout northern New Jersey.