Edison School To Host Blood Drive On St. Patrick’s Day

EDISON – New Jersey Blood Services will hold a blood drive in honor of a student teacher and parent whose lives were saved through blood donations. The blood drive will take place on Thursday, March 17, from 2-8 p.m. at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, located at 2485 Woodbridge Avenue in Edison.

Amboy Teacher Up For Award

PERTH AMBOY—Stephen Moir, CEC, AAC, a culinary arts instructor at Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools in Perth Amboy, is one of eight candidates for the American Culinary Federation’s 2011 Northeast Region Chef Educator of the Year.

Volunteer Tax Awaits Christie Signature

A bill that would require members of a board of education to undergo criminal history background investigation, for which the unpaid elected officials would pay a tax, has been approved by both houses of the Legislature and is waiting for action by Gov. Chris Christie.

Accountant: Do Your Homework Before Donating To Earthquake Relief Charities

CLARK – After seeing the images of devastation in Japan caused by the earthquake and tsunami on Friday, many people will want to donate to humanitarian relief efforts. While there are many organizations collecting money for the cause, Clark accountant Thomas Angelo, CPA advises you to do your research before sending your contribution.

Clark School District Schedules Ballot Position Drawing

CLARK – A drawing for official ballot positions for Clark’s annual school election will be held on Thursday, March 17, at 3 p.m. in the superintendent’s office on the second floor of Arthur L. Johnson High School, 365 Westfield Avenue. The drawing is open to the public.