MADISON – On April 29, on Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham in Madison, 24 seniors presented their Honors theses to faculty, parents, friends and students, and then attended a dinner given in their honor in Hennessy Hall, the former Vanderbilt-Twombly mansion located on the campus.
ROSELLE—It’s not easy for third grade students in New Jersey studying the rain forest to fly to South America for a field trip. So Harrison Elementary School students did the next best thing. They brought the rain forest to their school.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Air Force Airman Patrick R. Lemy graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Midshipman 2nd class (junior) Jacob M. Stevens-Haas of Westfield has been selected by the Naval Academy as a Trident Scholar for the 2010-2011 academic year.
CLARK – Senior Michael Nicholson won the Crusader Award for April at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark.
NEWARK— Starting Saturday, commuters will pay more to use NJ Transit buses and trains. The fare hikes were implemented to address a $300 million budget shortfall.
CARTERET—Mayor Daniel Reiman welcomed the Carteret High School freshman class on Friday April 30 for a special event marking the beginning of the “Adopt a Park” program, a partnership between the borough and school system through which classes will spend a day cleaning up a designated Carteret park.
STATE – Saturday is Free Comic Book Day, an annual event where participating comic book shops give away free comics to anyone who comes into their shops.
A group of state legislators are hoping to convince Gov. Christie to freeze a law that requires special license-plate decals for all drivers under 21 who have probationary licenses, according to a Cliffview Pilot report by Jerry DeMarco.
UNION – Ramapo College won a pair of one-run games, as they earned a sweep of host Kean University in a New Jersey Athletic Conference doubleheader on Thursday afternoon. The Roadrunners (25-13, 12-4 NJAC) rallied to win the opener, 5-4, before defeating the Cougars (23-14, 7-9 NJAC) in nightcap, 1-0, in eight innings.
UNION – Junior Jeff White recorded a complete game win as the Rowan University Profs defeated host Kean University, 12-4, Thursday afternoon in New Jersey Athletic Conference action at Jim Hynes Stadium.
MONTCLAIR – Sophomore midfielder Cora Delfini and junior Kayla Henderson each scored nine goals as top-seeded Montclair State scored the first seven goals and defeated Kean 20-9 in Skyline Tournament action on Thursday.
NEWARK — Former major leaguer Daryle Ward had three hits, including belting two long home runs and driving in five runs, leading the Newark Bears to a 7-5 victory over the Lancaster Barnstormers Thursday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.