RAHWAY — Natalia Pavon, a fifth grader at Franklin School in Rahway, was one of six students nominated to attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C.
In the last decade the abuse of pain medications like OxyContin has remained at epidemic levels. This continued societal concern has prompted the Obama administration to seek legislation requiring doctors to undergo training before being permitted to prescribe powerful painkiller medications to patients.
EDISON – In a special presentation during Middle School lunch on June 1, the students handed a check to Corinna Krauskopf, Development and Marketing Officer of the Tri-County Chapter of the American Red Cross located in Plainfield.
PARLIN – Autism New Jersey will host a free transition planning workshop on Wednesday, June 22, in Parlin, at the Center for Lifelong Learning, 6:30 p.m. The workshop will guide parents on how to plan for their child’s transition from a school setting to an independent lifestyle.
UNION – Every third Sunday of the month is Missionary Sunday at Calvary Assembly of God in Union. Jerry and Nancy Sturgeon, missionaries to the Caucasus Mountains in the former Soviet Union, will be the guest speakers at the 6:30 p.m. service on June 19.
CLARK – Arthur L. Johnson High School seniors Sara Vagie and P.J. Franciotti were honored at the 34th Annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner of the Union County Interscholastic Athletic Conference on Wednesday, May 12. Each was selected as recipients of the Scholar-Athlete Award representing Arthur L. Johnson High School.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas Air Force Airman Danny W. Tate, a 2009 graduate of Rahway High School, completed basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
EDISON – The Wardlaw-Hartridge’s Upper School held its annual Honors Assembly on May 27 in Laidlaw Gymnasium to recognize the students for their achievements and participation during the 2010-2011 school year.
PUBLIC SPEAKERS … Eighth grade winner Julia Linger of Cranford and sixth grade winner Noah Fischer of Parsippany join Wardlaw-Hartridge Middle School teachers Karen Vrotsos, Nancy Duddy and Corinna Crafton after the speech contest winners were announced