PERTH AMBOY – The Raritan Bay Area YMCA’s Perth Amboy Branch is now holding registration for spring programs that start Monday, March 15.
STATE—In honor of the 30th anniversary of Women’s History Month, the New Jersey Judiciary will publish a series of biographies online to celebrate the achievements of several women who have made lasting contributions to the court system in New Jersey.
CLARK – Pre-schoolers are learning the fundamentals of hoops through a kiddie basketball program offered by the Clark Recreation Department. For more information about this and other recreation programs, call 1-732-428-8400.
PERTH AMBOY—The Perth Amboy Ferry Slip Museum will kick off of their “Sun Day Series” of activities with a talk by legendary journalist Charles Wiley on Sunday, March 21 at 1 p.m. His topic will be “WWII – At Home.”
NEWARK—For generations of Englishmen, a journey through the cultural epicenters of Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries was considered a fashionable rite of passage reserved for the wealthy and elite.
HERNDON, Va — Warmer weather and melting snow are revealing damage caused by this year’s heavy snow accumulation to many trees, plants, and shrubs. The nation’s lawn and landscape association, the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), offers homeowners tips for dealing with damaged plants.
LINDEN—The Lunchbox Derby at Linden School No. 6 was a science extension of the fifth grade science kit Motion and Design. Students had to create a working vehicle out of assorted fruits or vegetables.
RAHWAY—Kindergarten students at Roosevelt School in Rahway recently read the book “Elmer” by David McKee. The book is about a bright-colored patchwork elephant named Elmer.
LINDEN—Hispanic heritage students in Mrs. Rodriguez’s class recently created the Linden High School Hispanic Art gallery. Students studied the lives and works of various Hispanic artists. Each student replicated the work of their chosen artist with acrylics on a canvas medium.
LAWTON, Okla.—Army Reserve Pvt. Jonard O. Paduganao has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
CALDWELL—Caldwell College recently named 321 students to the fall 2009 Dean’s list, according to Paul Douillard, Ph.D., Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs.
RAHWAY—Rahway High School students Deandrea Jiggets, Theodore Robinson, Courtney Anderson and Joshanai Crutchfield attended the 2010 Diversity Council on High School Leadership held at Kean University on Feb. 19.
RAHWAY—Rahway Middle School eighth graders have been studying the properties of matter in their science classes. As an investigation, students applied heat to a variety of substances and observed the changes made in the substances’ appearance during and after heating.