NEW PROVIDENCE—The New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Kean University has partnered with Affinity Federal Credit Union to host free business counseling services.
MIDDLESEX—Our Lady of Mount Virgin Knights of Columbus, Council 12700 is sponsoring “Comedy Knight” on Friday, April 16th at 8pm. The event will feature headliner comedian Joe DeVito, semifinalist on “Last Comic Standing” and comedian Nore Davis, who has been featured at Caroline’s on Broadway.
MORRISTOWN — New Jersey Ballet will bring its enchanting production of Cinderella to The Community Theatre at Mayo Center for the Performing Arts, Morristown on Sunday, April 11 at 3 p.m.
KEARNY—Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties (BBBS) recently received a $10,000 donation from Power Survey Company, the world leader in contact voltage detection.
LINDEN – Eighth grade students at McManus Middle School in Linden are working with language arts teacher Jane Kologi to research America’s westward expansion and write about the subject.
RAHWAY—For Rahway Robotics Team 1228, the highlight of the recent FIRST Regional Robotics Competition was seeing Rahway High School alumnus and engineer, T.J. Schimmell, inducted into the Regional Hall of Fame for his work with Rahway’s Team 1228.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska—Army Spec. Juan E. Ceballos has returned to Fort Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska after being deployed to Afghanistan for one year.
LONG BRANCH – The Kean University men’s and women’s track and field team opened the outdoor season at the 15th Annual Monmouth University Season Opener on Friday and Saturday.
LINDEN—Linden High School mathematics teacher Dariusz Kondratowicz and his students celebrated Pi Day, 3/14, earlier this month.
COLUMBUS, Ga.—Army Pfc. Daniel I. Luque has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.
GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Reserve Seaman Apprentice Dain C. Williams, a 1993 graduate of Edison High School was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
With the advent of computers, video games, cell phones and other electronic entertainment, fewer kids are playing outside and getting enough exercise. To make matters worse, kids are increasingly filling up on sugary, fried and processed foods that are doing their bodies no favors.
NEWARK—Gerald Menditto, 66, has been passionate about running the Cyclone rollercoaster at Coney Island for 35 years.