NEW BRUNSWICK – A Middlesex County grand jury cleared a former Old Bridge school board member of charges that he had lured a 10-year-old child to an isolated part of the township in January.
HOBART, N.Y. – The recent oil disaster in the Gulf Coast demonstrates the devastating effects our dependence on oil has on the ocean, wildlife, and very own selves.
BRIDGEWATER–The Somerset Patriots professional baseball team will team up with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network to host a night of fundraising and awareness at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday, July 18, for their 5:05 p.m. game against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.
TRENTON – Among the babies born in the United States every year, 35 percent are born from the beginning of June through the end of September. For every 8 in 10 births, new mothers will experience at least a brief episode of the “baby blues” – feelings of sadness, anxiety, loneliness, or moodiness – within the first few days of giving birth.
UNION COUNTY – United Way’s annual golf outing is sponsored by Enterprise Rent-A-Car this year.
CLARK — The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark will present a collective exhibit titled “Inspirations” with artists such as Dana Abel, Joanna Balcerek, Malgorzata Gruszka, Ela Maslowski, Marcin Pisarczyk, Maryanne Tursi and Ewa Zeller, from June 11 through June 30.
EDISON – Shafeeq Ibraheem, an eighth grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, received Honorable Mention distinction in the 2010 Sejong Writing Competition, which is sponsored by The Sejong Cultural Society in Chicago, Ill.
RAHWAY — In May, students at Rahway High School attended an assembly about dating violence and prevention.
TRENTON — Six New Jersey high school and middle school students were honored at the Statehouse on May 21 for their winning entries in the Department of Human Services’ Teen Media Contest. The contest, in its 15th year, helps promote parental responsibility in New Jersey’s youth.
CHESTER, Pa. — Danielle Pierre of Clark received a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management during the commencement ceremony at Widener University on May 15.
RAHWAY — Rahway Middle School held the annual National Junior Honor Society induction ceremony for new members on Thursday evening, May 27, in the school auditorium.
RAHWAY –The Kindergarten Art Club at Franklin School in Rahway was the creation of its advisor, kindergarten teacher, Madeline Kropoth.
RAHWAY — On May 14, Rahway High School’s National Honor Society held its annual 26-hour famine. The event is a food drive designed to raise awareness of hunger around the world.