CLARK – The Clark Recreation Department recently organized a night of ice skating for Clark families at the Warinanco Park Skating Rink.
UNION – “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” comes to Kean University’s Wilkins Theatre in a hysterical production by the Department of Theatre Feb. 26 through March 6.
ELIZABETH—Students and teachers at the Joseph Battin School No. 4 in Elizabeth are now enjoying video and high-speed Internet access provided for free by Cablevision’s Power to Learn education initiative.
CLARK – Clark Recreation ran a six-week indoor soccer program this winter for children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Over 450 children participated.
WOODBRIDGE – Woodbridge AARP Chapter 3869 meets at 1 p.m. on the first Monday of every month at St. Andrew’s Church Hall, 244 Avenel Street, Avenel.
RAHWAY—Registration for the YMCA of Eastern Union County, Rahway Branch’s Summer Camp program is now open.
WESTFIELD—Just as song lyrics from “Barnum” invite everyone to “Just join the circus like you wanted to, when you were a kid. Climb aboard before it moves on and you’ll thank your lucky stars you did,” so director Kenneth Horn hopes that aspiring actors, in grades 6 through 12, will join the cast of the Summer Stage Theater in the 2010 production of “Barnum” this July.
PERTH AMBOY—Perth Amboy Catholic School hosted a Teacher’s Discovery Traveling Exhibit featuring the colorful murals of artist Diego Rivera, considered a national treasure of Mexico.
RAHWAY—Austin Jackson, a freshman at Rahway High School, has been selected to participate in the National Young Leaders State Conference.
RAHWAY—On Friday, Feb. 5, students from the jazz band, concert band, chorus, and musical theater classes at Rahway High School held a showcase of their talents during the second annual Cabaret Night.
In regards to the incident at Newark Liberty International Airport: The plan to introduce legislation to make it a crime to enter restricted airport area should also include “having someone replace a guard ‘briefly leaving his post.”
ELIZABETH — You could search all over New Jersey, but it would be hard to find a worse place to live than Elizabeth. That’s the finding of researchers at Monmouth University’s Polling Institute who compiled New Jersey Monthly’s 2010 Top…
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie and Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Bob Martin today expressed outrage over the Army Corps of Engineers’ plans to start the deepening of the Delaware River’s main shipping channel without updating sediment studies, providing alternatives to disposing dredged sediments in South Jersey or implementing measures to prevent dredging equipment from polluting the air.