Clark School Board To Meet

CLARK – The Clark Board of Education will meet in executive session at the Media Center of Arthur L. Johnson High School, 365 Westfield Avenue, at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18. The public session will begin at 7 p.m. in the Clark Council Chambers, 315 Westfield Avenue.

Puppets Give Rahway Students A Character Lesson

RAHWAY — As part of Madison Elementary School’s character education program, Blue Sky Puppet Theatre paid a visit performing “The Missing Piece.” The story began when Seymour Bone, a toymaker and inventor, discovered that his son, Rufus, had been selfish and mean towards his friends and siblings.

The War On Drugs Has Become The War On The American People

Insisting that the “damage done by drugs is felt far beyond the millions of Americans with diagnosable substance abuse or dependence problems,” President Obama has declared October 2011 to be National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. However, while drug abuse and drug-related crimes have unquestionably taken a toll on American families and communities, the government’s own War on Drugs has left indelible scars on the population.