RAHWAY—First graders from Roosevelt School in Rahway made robots and wrote stories about them.
It’s all too easy to criticize Governor Christie’s proposed fiscal year 2011 budget. We are frustrated at losing valuable programs and services. We’re anxious about how our profession will fare, and who will have a job come September. We want to maintain the high quality of New Jersey education for students.
WAYNE – William Paterson University wide receiver Joel Rivera (Hoboken) will try out for the NFL’s New York Jets when the team conducts its Rookie Minicamp starting Friday, April 30.
NEWARK – Former major leaguer Daryle Ward had a huge game, collecting three hits, including two homers, and driving in seven, and Kearny native Matt Smith pitched six scoreless innings in his seasonal debut, leading the Newark Bears to an easy 13-3 rout of the Camden Riversharks Saturday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
GREENSBORO, NC – Terrence Dayleg hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning Sunday, and the Grasshoppers beat the BlueClaws 8-7.
STATE – Beginning May 1, more than 600,000 Census workers will knock on doors in communities across the United States to follow up at households that did not mail back their 2010 Census form.
LINDEN – Paul W. Werkmeister, long time resident and former mayor, has been chosen as Linden’s 34th annual Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year.
RAHWAY – They could be spending time playing cards or golf, but instead they choose to help others. To thank them for their volunteerism, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway held a special luncheon for volunteers of long-standing on April 19.
SOMERSET—“Be alert to anyone who claims to be a FEMA representative and is seeking or offering services but cannot produce a FEMA identification (ID) badge,” says FEMA’s Federal Coordinating Officer William L.Vogel.
ELIZABETH – TD Bank recently awarded United Way of Greater Union County a $10,000 grant to support a financial stability initiative.
CRANFORD – On Wednesday, April 28, Union County College’s Division of Counseling Services will be hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on its Cranford campus in the Victor M. Richel Student Commons.
EDISON – The Central Jersey Horseshoe League will hold its organization meeting on Thursday, April 29, at 7 p.m. at the Edison Moose Lodge, 410 Talmadge Road.
MOUNTAINSIDE — The Internal Revenue Service seeks civic-minded volunteers to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP), a federal advisory committee that listens to taxpayers, identifies key issues and makes recommendations for improving IRS service.