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.
TRENTON – Employment in New Jersey edged higher in February by 3,700 jobs, as the state’s unemployment rate declined by 0.1 percentage point to 9.8 percent, according to figures released yesterday by the state labor department. The national rate was 9.7 percent.
CLARK – The Clark Board of Education will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2010-11 school budget before Friday’s regular meeting. The hearing will begin at 5 p.m. on March 26 at in council chambers at 315 Westfield Avenue.
TRENTON – Legislation to require police accident reports to include whether drivers were distracted at the time of an accident was approved 56-16-4 Monday by the Assembly.
TRENTON – A Senate Committee substitute for bills sponsored by Senators Joseph F. Vitale and Loretta Weinberg, which would give adoptees in New Jersey access to medical history and birth records, was approved by the Senate Monday by a vote of 27-10.
EDISON—There will be an interfaith Holocaust memorial program on Monday, April 12, sponsored by the Metuchen-Edison Area Interfaith Clergy Association and the JCC of Middlesex County, at 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison at 7:30 p.m.