RAHWAY — On Monday April 4, 20 students from Rahway High School went to the MetroWest Holocaust Council in Whippany to have lunch. Ordinarily this would not be an important event, but this was an opportunity for the students, along with those from two other high schools to spend time with Holocaust survivors.
POMPTON LAKES – As part of their ongoing community support, Columbia Bank is making a special effort to purchase replacement home appliances for a select group of homeowners affected by the heavy flooding that recently took place throughout northern New Jersey.
RAHWAY–In honor of National Engineers Week on March 31, teachers Tania Rojas and Pam Cook, two Rahway High School faculty members who are engineers, took a group of potential future engineers to the 13th Annual Career Day at Infineum USA LP in Linden.
WAYNESVILLE, Mo. — Army Pvt. Jeffrey E. Ferreiras, son of Silvia A. Rivera of Elizabeth, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.
COLUMBUS, Ga. — Army National Guard Pvt. Leonardo J. Almeida has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
LINDEN — In Linden’s recent Tri-Meet with Elizabeth and Plainfield, Linden High School Track and Field Shot Put Andrew Frazier placed 1st
SCOTCH PLAINS – The Union Catholic High School Student Council hosted a dress-down day fundraiser on March 25, raising $3,835 for the relief efforts following the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
As Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said, “Taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society.” It costs money to make this country hum. Anyone can see that it would be impossible to have roads crisscrossing the country, federal jails and courts, national parks and monuments, environmental protection that has no boundaries, and a whole raft of other essential services without a nationwide system in which we all have a stake.
NEW BRUNSWICK — An Edison man has pleaded guilty to charges of murder and endangering the welfare of a child, admitting he strangled a North Brunswick woman in her apartment and then abandoned their 20-month-old daughter at a gas station in Delaware.