MOUNTAINSIDE – Several Internal Revenue Service Taxpayer Assistance Centers in New Jersey will be expanding service by opening its doors on Saturday Jan. 29 and Feb. 5 for taxpayers eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The expanded service is to help taxpayers who may not be able to seek assistance during the work week.
RAHWAY — The Rahway Public Library has launched an online Career Resource Center, which includes tools, services, and databases that will help you find work or further your career. This site includes a free resume builder, job search sites, links to government agencies, and much more.
LINDEN — The Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services will hold a one day Valentine’s Day Ceramic Classes for young and old alike.
UNION — On Saturday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m., encaustic artist Jonathan Deutsch will discuss how he transforms this ancient art form of painting with wax. His talk will make use of the many examples of the works currently on display in his solo show at the Les Malamut Art Gallery through Feb. 28.
RAHWAY — Deborah Prakapas’s fifth grade class at Roosevelt School in Rahway recently created book jackets for favorite books which they shared with their classmates.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Juniors and seniors from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison traveled to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) in New Brunswick on January 13 with Dawn Francavilla (Upper School health and physical education teacher) to attend the C.H.A.T. (Careers and Health Awareness for Teens) program.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Rahway resident Michael De Angelis and Clark residents Timothy Nugent, Cristina Bonner and Jessica Colucci were recently awarded the 2010 Navin Bros. Food Service Scholarship at Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains.
RAHWAY — Mr. Ericksen’s 7th grade geography class at Rahway Middle School recently finished their “USA Road Trip” project. Students were assigned a state and researched different locations to visit.
SUMMIT – Lou Faraone, BSN, RN, CEN, NREMT-P, clinical coordinator for emergency services for Overlook Hospital, who has drawn on his experience as both a paramedic and nurse to help guide staff and emergency medical service (EMS) personnel at Overlook Hospital and its satellite emergency department in Union, recently received the Organization of Nurse Executives of New Jersey’s Aspiring Nurse Leader Award.