From Harold Miller: “Further west in Edison were several doctors and dentists who had offices along the boulevard. The good thing about living in this area back then was that it had two public service buses running from Highland Park to downtown Perth Amboy.
WOODBRIDGE – Students from seven Woodbridge-area high schools will get a first-hand look at the daily workings of municipal government on Tuesday, May 18, when Mayor John E. McCormac and the Woodbridge Municipal Council host the annual “Youth in Government” Day at Woodbridge Town Hall.
RAHWAY – The popular Hot Rods & Harleys Day will return to downtown Rahway on Saturday, May 15, with a rain date of May 22.
CLARK — The Center for Hope Hospice and Palliative Care in Scotch Plains will host its second annual Patrick Allocca Memorial 5K Run/Walk for Hope on Sunday, June 13, at Oak Ridge Park in Clark.
CRANFORD – The Union County College Foundation will hold its 17th annual “Evening At The Races” in the Pegasus Restaurant, high atop the Meadowlands Racetrack on Thursday, June 17, at 6 p.m.
CLARK — Jerry Armstrong, a sixth grade student at St. Agnes School in Clark and a football player for the Clark Crusaders, was first selected as an Eastern Region Scholar by the Pop Warner Scholars, Inc.
Gokce Yurekli of Middlesex Academy High School (Edison) was presented a 2010 Caring Award by the Middlesex County Guidance Council.
EDISON — “Teen Arts,” a celebration of the creative talents of area middle and high school students, was held at Middlesex County College May 12 and 13.
LINDEN — Linden School No. 4 nurse Colleen Goeller receives flowers from Eric Laque-Lopez, Uzezi Ijoma, and Diana Moncrief as a thank you for everything that she does to keep School No. 4 healthy.
EDISON — Seventh and eighth grade students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison have excelled in the 2010 National Spanish Examination.
MADISON— Bobby Lisowski of Iselin was recently honored by Fairleigh Dickinson University and coworkers with the Campus Recognition Award for Outstanding Service to the Campus Community. College at Florham Provost Kenneth Greene presented him with the award.
CLARK — Clark Recreation welcomed spring with the “Golf for Juniors” program taking place at the Hyatt Hills Golf Course.
Armed Forces Day (May 15) is always the third Saturday in May, I just don’t think it gets the notoriety it deserves. It does in the veteran community, but that’s about it.