ELIZABETH – The Postal Service expects to handle 15.8 billion mail pieces during the holiday season from Friday, Nov. 26 through Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010 – Christmas Day. Elizabeth Postmaster Dennis Allocco wants to remind last-minute mailers of the recommended mail-by dates to get their cards and gifts delivered by Christmas Day.
EDISON – Milika Griffiths of Edison, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, was overcome with elation when she found out that she was selected to perform at the 2011 Chicago ACDA (American Choral Directors Association) National Conference entitled, “Voices in the Wind” in Chicago from March 9 to 12.
ELIZABETH–Benedictine Academy students participated in a novel classroom experience this month, when a “webinar” was set-up between the Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, Massachusetts and one of the Academy’s religion classes. The “webinar” was a first for the museum in conjunction with a school.
NEW BRUNSWICK—To celebrate Elvis Presley’s 76th birthday, the State Theatre will present the national tour of the Broadway musical “All Shook Up” on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.
HIGHLAND PARK – The Raritan Valley Chapter of Hadassah has announced several upcoming events.
WOODBRIDGE — Berkeley College students at the Middlesex Campus in Woodbridge are making it their mission to brighten the holiday season for others.
RAHWAY – Rahway Superintendent of Schools Edward Yergalonis recently visited Madison School to encourage students to read.
TRENTON – Beginning in January 2011, New Jersey’s community colleges, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and the New Jersey Business & Industry Association, will offer a comprehensive series of training courses to meet the federal and state requirements for New Jersey contractors performing renovation, repair and painting projects that may disturb lead-based paint in pre-1978 homes, child-care facilities and multi-family dwellings.
RAHWAY — On Nov. 30, students from Rahway High School and other area schools spent “A Morning with Leon Bass” at Kean University’s Holocaust Resource Center.