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.
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.
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.
CRANFORD – Police arrested a 22-year-old Cranford resident on Monday evening and charged him with a homicide that took place on Sunday, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
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.
STATE – Legislation sponsored by state Sen. Ray Lesniak to deregulate the telephone industry would likely mean higher prices for New Jersey landline telephone customers, according to a report released this week.
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.
RAHWAY — Math Club members at Rahway High School joined with their peers at schools and museums across the country to celebrate Pi Day on March 14 (3.14).
CLARK – Children’s author and illustrator Steven Light visited St Agnes School in Clark to kick off the school’s March into Reading program. He delighted the children by reading three of his books and sharing his sketchbooks.