CLARK – Fourth graders at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark were introduced to the elements of culture then did a research project to identify elements of their own culture. The students decorated a shoebox with photos, drawings, souvenirs or food items representing one country from their family’s ancestry.
SPRINGFIELD–The Springfield Free Public Library’s (Really Good) Book Discussion Group will meet on Thursday, June 2 at 7 p.m. to discuss “The Language of Threads” by Gail Tsukiyama. A saga of a Chinese woman in the WWII era, “The Language of Threads” is the sequel to “Women of the Silk.”
ELIZABETH–“Training for jobs in Sustainability Management and Emerging Green Careers” was the topic of a free workshop held at Union County College’s Dr. Thomas H. Brown Center for Business and Educational Advancement on Tuesday, April 19.
OLD BRIDGE — Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Raritan Bay Medical Center (RBMC), recently received a $5,000 grant from Amboy Bank for the purchase of two new Continuous Passive Motion (CPM) machines for the medical center’s Old Bridge location Human Motion Institute.
Governor Chris Christie is proposing to eliminate the Delaware and Raritan Canal Commission as part of his sweeping plan to increase government efficiency.
STATE – State officials unveiled New Jersey’s next generation Enhanced Digital Driver License (EDDL) at media events in Newark and Trenton today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Research show that credit card interest rates have stabilized and consumers are seeing a reduction in some fees following changes made by federal law in 2009.
JAMAICA, N.Y.– On May 6, a team of Customs and Border Protections Officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York seized two pounds of coca leaf products that contained trace amounts of cocaine.
TRENTON – As part of an effort to improve the health of children by providing access to nutritious meals in schools, New Jersey has received funding to expand the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program for the 2011-2012 school year.