RAHWAY – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway will be host to the N.J. Oral Cancer Screening and Walkathon scheduled for 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 16, at Rahway River Park, St. Georges Avenue in Rahway.
PERTH AMBOY – On Saturday, May 1, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., the Raritan Bay Area YMCA is hosting the Coalition of Hispanic Physicians and Raritan Bay Medical Center in the first “Hispanic Health Fair and Healthy Kid’s Day.”
EAST RUTHERFORD– State Fair at the Meadowlands Fairgrounds will donate up to 2,000 State Fair entry tickets to underprivileged children in Middlesex and Union counties this spring, for use during the 19-day fair, running daily from June 17 – July 5.
STATE—In recognition of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), April 24 – May 1, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) supports public health agencies and healthcare providers around the state as they hold special events to promote the critical importance of vaccinating infants and children up to age two against preventable diseases.
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PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.—Marine Corps Pvt. Steven K. Tsoukalas, son of MaryAnn and Konstantinos Tsoukalas of Colonia, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.
LINDEN—Students in Suzanne Bramante’s first grade class at School No.8 worked on a How-To-Do writing unit. Reading Coach Linda Castaldo worked with Bramante and her class by reading How-to-Do Books of many different authors.
EDISON — On Earth Day, April 22, first graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison visited the trees on campus to measure their circumference in inches and centimeters with tape measures.
EDISON—Students enrolled in the Full-Day Kindergarten at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, pose in the front of a mural they created depicting the four layers of the Rainforest (The Forest Floor), The Understory), The Canopy) and The Emergent Layer).
[ribbon] ELIZABETH—Benedictine Academy, an all-female Catholic college prep high school in Elizabeth, has released its third quarter honor roll. Thirty-five exemplary students at the academy were named based on outstanding academic performance.
ELIZABETH – Select junior class members of the Benedictine Academy were inducted into the school’s chapter of the National Honor Society on April 15.
WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John E. McCormac and the municipal council announced May as “Senior Month 2010” throughout Woodbridge Township.
UNION—Celebrate National Poetry Month with an evening of Poetry and Art at the Les Malamut Art Gallery on Thursday, April 29, at 7 p.m. The Les Malamut Art Gallery (wheelchair accessible, downstairs in the Union Public Library) is located at 1980 Morris Avenue. This event is free to the public.