CLARK—The F.K. Hehnly students in Anne Pandolfo’s kindergarten class are enjoying the new math centers provided to them by the Clark Education Fund. The class received a grant to purchase nine different learning centers as well as clipboards to use at their writing center.
EDISON—Kayla Kluse of Winfield Park, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, has received the President’s Volunteer Service Award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of time to serve their communities and their country.
RAHWAY—The students in Alicia Scipioni’s second grade class at Franklin School learned how to use the Skype program in the computer lab with the assistance of Linda Lampert. The students met another class online and had to guess through a question and answer session where the other class was from.
CLARK—The DECA Team at Clark’s Arthur L. Johnson High School had 13 of their students compete at the DECA State Conference in Cherry Hill last month.
OAK BROOK, Ill.—Emily Cai, a 13-year-old girl from the Sharron Art Center, has been named a merit award winner in the 22nd annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest. The theme of this year’s competition was “The Power of Peace.”
ELIZABETH—New York Giants football player Chris Canty visited Winfield Scott School No. 2 on Friday, March 5, to promote reading.
CLARK – Scouts from Cub Scout Pack 145 in Clark recently met with Officer Paul Simas from the Elizabeth Police Department. Simas talked to the scouts about “being safe at home and your community.”
CLARK—March has been designated Youth Art Month by the Art Educators of New Jersey. Three students will be representing St John the Apostle School at the Union County Youth Art Month exhibit.
EDISON—Actress and playwright Jessica Dickey spoke to a group of Middlesex County College students on Thursday, March 4, about her craft, the business side of theatre, and her play “The Amish Project,” which was performed at the Crossroads Theatre in New Brunswick March 5 and 6.
The controversy over “health care” seems flawed. Its bottom line is to raise more money for the Insurance Cartel. They always need more money when there is a recession since they can’t depend on earnings from investments.
NEWARK — Citing a looming $300 million budget deficit for the coming fiscal year, NJ TRANSIT today released a proposal to increase fares by 25 percent systemwide and trim service proportionate to recent ridership declines.
ELIZABETH—A Garwood woman was sentenced to five years probation and ordered to undergo psychiatric treatment after she pled guilty to neglect in the death of her 25-year-old daughter.
CARTERET — A Carteret man driving what passed for an unmarked police car was arrested by State Police detectives after one of more than a dozen people he pulled over on the Garden State Parkway in the past year turned out to be a real cop, according to a report on Cliffview Pilot.