EDISON — Middlesex County College students taking a summer geology course built the first rain garden on campus this summer. Rain gardens are designed to soak up rain water and melted snow from roofs, walkways and roads.
WAYNESVILLE — Army Reserve Pvt. Roberto A. Roman, son of Roberto and Rafalea Roman of Plainfield, has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT).
LAWTON, Okla. — Army Pvt. Michael J. McMullen, a 2010 graduate of Koinonia Academy in Plainfield, has completed from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
HACKETTSTOWN — Three local residents will be attending Centenary College this fall:
WESTFIELD — Bamboo Shoots, a full time Mandarin-immersion school for children ages 3-6, is the first of its kind in Westfield area and features an academic, activity-based curriculum through which children acquire fluency in Mandarin and learn traditional Chinese characters.
What is heat? How does color come about? Why is the sky blue? What is electricity? How does the moon keep circling us? What is a star and how does it twinkle?
Women’s Equality Day, Aug. 26, is both a celebration of women’s progress and a reminder that equality remains a goal, not a reality.
The official dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial is scheduled to take place on Sunday, August 28th, the 48th anniversary of King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. If anyone deserves a national monument in his honor, it would certainly be Martin Luther King Jr., a man who inspired countless Americans, including myself, to take a stand against injustice.
People are drawn to where the water meets the land: sun-drenched beaches, gentle bay shores, riverbanks and wooded lakesides. The intersection of land and water is referred to as the “littoral” zone. The American Littoral Society (ALS) was formed in Sandy Hook 50 years ago to preserve these precious places.