ELIZABETH — United Way of Greater Union County will present the Humanitarian Award, a new award for 2011, to Joseph and Elizabeth Wilf, at the organization’s annual Celebration! event on Thursday, April 28, at Kean University’s STEM Building.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Applications are now being accepted for the Middlesex County Youth Conservation Corps, whose mission is to protect and preserve natural areas from misuse, polluters and the forces of nature at the more than 7,000 acres of Open Space owned and maintained by Middlesex County.
EDISON–The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Bedrock Granite Inc. for 24 workplace safety and health violations at its Edison facility. Proposed penalties total $112,530.
LINDEN — In January, Linden High school participated in the National German Exam. Five students won medals for scoring in the 70th percentile or above.
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.