In the not too distant future conceptualized by director Miguel Sapochnik’s “Repo Men,” it is apparent no health care reform was passed back in 2010. Funny, though…rather than inspiring the sick and infirm to pull themselves up by their own bootstraps, the lack of dignifying legislation has more than ever rendered folks beholden to the company store.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Willow Grove Presbyterian Church in Scotch Plains will offer a free mediation class, open to everyone, on Saturday, April 10, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
CARTERET – The Carteret Public Library Reading Club will meet to discuss “And Never Let Her Go” by Ann Rule on Thursday, April 15 at 7 p.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre and AM Productions will present Dick Fox’s Golden Boys starring Frankie Avalon, Fabian, and Bobby Rydell on Saturday, April 10 at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $32-97.
PARSIPPANY — Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation announced this week that its fourth annual Oral Health Education Initiative program for public and charter elementary schools in school districts formerly known as Abbott Districts is accepting applications through June 18.
RAHWAY—The students in Alicia Scipioni’s second grade class at Franklin School just finished reading the story, ‘Goodbye Curtis’. The story is about a letter carrier who had been delivering mail for 42 years and was about to retire.
RAHWAY—Students at Roosevelt School in Rahway are hanging chains of respect around their school. On each link students have written ways they have shown respect at school.
ELIZABETH — Benedictine Academy junior Marjorie Bukiron of Elizabeth (right), and several four-year-olds enrolled at the Benedictine Sisters pre-School in Elizabeth, enjoyed time at the computer during Bukiron’s visit to the school on March 23.
VILLANOVA, Pa.—Freshman Michael Makowski of Linden was named to the Dean’s List at the College of Engineering at Villanova University for the 2009 fall semester.
VILLANOVA, Pa.—Two Clark residents were named to the Dean’s List at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Villanova University for the 2009 fall semester: freshman Joseph Bonner and junior Kelly Dolan.
WEST HAVEN, Conn.—Demetrius Washington-Ellison of Rahway was named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Haven for the fall 2009 semester.
The medical system does need reforming — radical reforming. It’s more expensive than it ought to be, and powerful interests prosper at the expense of the rest of us. The status quo has little about it to be admired, and we shouldn’t tolerate it.
EDISON — Middlesex County College students, along with local bands, artists and performers have banded together to bring the local community a Night of Music and Art to benefit the Haiti relief efforts.