Bayate Completes Basic Training

GREAT LAKES, Ill. — Navy Seaman Anthony Bayate, son of Rita M. Gonzalez of Colonia and Regino Bayate, of Miramar, Fla., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

New Supermarket Opens In Perth Amboy

PERTH AMBOY — In the first weeks after the opening of Fine Fare/Dolcy Foods of Perth Amboy, an elderly woman pushing a shopping cart remarked to owner Steven Hanna, “This is truly fine fare.” Only later did it dawn on Hanna that the woman was making a joke, as Dolcy Foods is part of the Fine Fare chain of supermarkets.

“Paws” For Puzzles

RAHWAY — On Jan. 26, Roosevelt School in Rahway held a “Paws” for Puzzles and Games Day. As a reward in the Positive Behavior Support in Schools program, students and teachers took a break to enjoy a fun afternoon together playing games.

Rahway Girl Gets A Chance Behind Principal’s Desk

RAHWAY — Fourth grader Jessmary Lora, from Franklin Elementary School in Rahway, switched roles from student to principal on Jan. 31. Because of her exemplary character and work ethic, she was chosen to represent the fourth grade as Principal of the Day at Franklin School.

Scotch Plains Teen Earns State Award

SCOTCH PLAINS — Debra Moscatiello (left) of the NJ Dept. of Agriculture presents Bria Cherelle Barnes of Scotch Plains with the New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award at the New Jersey Breeder’s Luncheon in Eastampton on Sunday, Jan. 30.

Linden Hosts Program To Promote Business Education

LINDEN — The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Foundation thanks Linden School District for hosting a unique workshop; Engaging the Business Community in Your After School Program, that provided after school programs in the region with information and tools to help them prepare students for the challenges of the 21st century workplace.

Scholarship Program Accepting Nominations

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. – The Kohl’s Department Stores Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program will award more than $415,000 in scholarships and prizes, ranging from $50 Kohl’s gift cards to $10,000 scholarships, honoring young volunteers who have made a positive impact on their communities.