LINDEN — Linden’s Department of Public Property and Community Services is sponsoring karate classes for Linden students ages 5 through 15. Grand Master Ralph Chirico, a 10th degree black belt with over 40 years of experience, will provide students with a strong foundation for becoming champions in karate and in life.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today called on Senate Republicans to stop blockage of his bi-partisan bill to extend the programs under the Combating Autism Act for another three years.
CLARK — Due to increasing class size in second grade, the Clark Board of Education created a new second grade classroom this year and subsequently hired Jenna Stafford, a recent graduate of Quinnipiac College.
CLARK — The Clark School District held its annual Superintendent’s Convocation for returning staff members on the morning of Sept.1 in the Arthur L. Johnson auditorium.
ELIZABETH — Union County College will offer an eight-week professional development writing course at its Elizabeth campus in the Kellogg Building, located at 40 West Jersey Street. “Effective Writing,” will address grammar, style, and presentation of information for business and academic purposes. The class runs from Sept. 22 to Nov. 10 and will be held on Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
CARTERET – September is library card sign-up month in Carteret. Borough residents proof of residency to the Carteret Public Library at 100 Cooke Avenue to receive a free Carteret library card.
RAHWAY — When Rahway High School students arrive earlier this month, they found many changes in academics, personnel, and facilities. First, construction is going on all over the building and grounds.
MOUNTAINSIDE — Starting this October, Children’s Specialized Hospital is hosting a parenting workshop series titled, “Managing Your Child’s Challenging Behavior” in Mountainside. Sessions will be held on Thursdays from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. in the auditorium at Children’s Specialized Hospital, 150 New Providence Road, Mountainside.
CLARK — The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation will present an exhibit of photographic works by renowned photographer Nancy Ori from Sept. 16 until Oct. 7. There will be an opening reception for “Widelux Panoramas” tonight from 8 – 10 p.m., to allow the public to meet the artist and view her work.