RAHWAY—Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular dental visits helps children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums.
RAHWAY — Fourth grade students at Roosevelt School in Rahway are studying crayfish as part of their structures of life science unit.
SOUTH ORANGE – The Seton Hall men’s basketball team has received a bid to compete in the 2010 National Invitation Tournament (NIT); it was announced Sunday evening. The Pirates were awarded the #4 seed and will host #5 Texas Tech on Tuesday, March 16 at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.
HIGHLAND PARK — Police arrested a Highland Park man Friday, charging him with the murder of a borough woman who was stabbed in her apartment, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Highland Park Police Chief Stephen J. Rizco announced.
TRENTON – Legislation to convert property tax rebate checks into direct tax relief credits, streamline New Jersey corporate laws, direct an investigation into the agency that tried to overcharge New Jerseyans for high school wrestling tournament tickets and to honor New Jersey National Guard members top Monday’s Assembly voting session.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County Freeholder Mildred S. Scott, chairperson of the county’s Law and Public Safety Committee, was joined by county and local public safety officials in unveiling the county’s new radio system that improves the reliability, security and effectiveness of emergency radio communications on a daily basis and in the event of any large-scale crisis.
CRANFORD—As Dolores Maviglio made her way through the gallery, she was not only struck by the sheer quality of the art, but that all the works were created by teenagers. She was very impressed.
RAHWAY—The Rahway Public Schools recently held a fundraiser to benefit victims of the earthquake disaster in Haiti.
CRANFORD–Over 300 patrons filled the Cranford Community Center for United Way of Greater Union County’s Cranford Community Council’s inaugural Taste of Cranford event. The event generated more than $5,600 to benefit United Way of Greater Union County’s Special Response Fund.
ELIZABETH – The Union County Medical Reserve Corps, a group of trained volunteers who help the county’s public health professionals during times of emergency, pitched in to help relief efforts following the January earthquake in Haiti. Participating in an initiative…
ELIZABETH — The St. Patrick Celtics won the 74th Frank Cicarell Union County boys basketball championship on Saturday, Feb. 27.
HILLSIDE—To thank them for their lifesaving contributions, NJ Blood Services (NJBS) has invited the chairpeople and volunteers who in the past year have been responsible for collecting thousands of unit of blood, to a recognition event being held at the Community Foodbank of New Jersey.
SCOTCH PLAINS — On March 6, Willow Grove Presbyterian Church in Scotch Plains raised over $1,800 at its annual International Dinner, which was kicked off by a Chinese-American concert.