CRANFORD — NJ Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center, recently made a special appeal for blood for Emma Rothman, a sixth grade Orange Avenue School student undergoing a heart transplant. More than 300 Cranford residents responded, with 104 pints of blood being donated.
ELIZABETH — Cristina Pinzon, an aide on the payroll of Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak, Asm. Joseph Cryan and Asw. Annette Quijano, is treasurer for three school board candidates who have shown virtually no interest in education elections.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Following a decade of steady declines, a new report released Wednesday shows disturbing trends in teen drug and alcohol use since 2008.
RAHWAY –Students of Grover Cleveland School in Rahway and their families recently participated in its bi-annual Family Fitness Night. This event was held at the Y.M.C.A. in Rahway.
EDISON – The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County will offer two classes for beginning and novice bridge players this spring. The classes, taught by Gil Hollander, are open to both members and non-members.
PERTH AMBOY — The dangers of under-age drinking will be showcased on April 14, as area youth, members of the faith community, Board of Education president and community leaders will address area youth and their parents at a town hall meeting to be held at the Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center in Perth Amboy.
CLARK — On Sunday, May 15, at 3 p.m., the Polish Cultural Foundation will present the premier of Walter Legawiec’s Serenade for string orchestra, thanks to the initiative of Stephen Wolosonovich and artist friends of the honoree.
SOUTH ORANGE – With warm weather and an influx of marathons and triathlons on the horizon, faculty members from Seton Hall University’s School of Health and Medical Sciences, share their own mental and physical preparation tips for these strenuous races.
TRENTON – Queen City Academy Charter School in Plainfield is one of nine schools that will receive $7,500 mini-grants for programs to help students eat more fruits and vegetables, learn about good nutrition and promote locally grown produce from the New Jersey Department of Agriculture and Rutgers Cooperative Extension’s Department of Family and Community Health Sciences.