LINDEN — Linden School No. 9 raised a total of $3,719 for Pennies for Patients.
CLARK – Eileen Smith, children’s librarian at the Clark Public Library, recently came to the Clark Preschool to read to the children and explain the services provided by the library.
CRANFORD – On Sunday, March 6, over 340 patrons filled the Cranford Community Center for United Way of Greater Union County’s Cranford Community Council 2nd Annual Taste of Cranford. The event generated more than $13,800 to benefit Cranford Family Care.
NEWARK – NBC weight loss program “The Biggest Loser” filmed a segment at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark as part of the show’s “Pound for Pound Challenge” community weight loss initiative.
WESTFIELD – The Board of Education appointed Vincent Yaniro as the district’s interim business administrator and board secretary this week.
ELIZABETH — Juan Rodolfo Ortiz of Elizabeth, a senior at Northern Valley High School in Demarest, has received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College, College President Dario A. Cortes, PhD, announced.
CLARK — Clark Township School District is one of fewer than 400 in the nation being honored by the College Board with a place on its AP® Achievement List. School districts are recognized for opening AP classroom doors to a significantly broader pool of students, while maintaining or improving the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher.
SPRINGFIELD – School board member Jeffrey Strumpf has dropped his re-election bid, citing personal reasons.
RAHWAY — Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently received a grant from The New Jersey State Parent Information & Resource Center. The funds allowed the school to set up a “Parent Resource Center” outside the main offices with a computer and printer for parents and guardians to use which includes internet access.