LINDEN — The Department of Public Property and Community Services is currently accepting applications for nominations for this year’s annual outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year. The purpose of the award is to recognize the Linden senior citizen who has displayed exceptional service to the community.
ELIZABETH – Oratory Preparatory School of Summit has won the Union County mock trial competition. They will advance to the central regional competition at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick.
RAHWAY — The Rahway Valley ‘Jerseyaires’, a men’s barbershop chorus, is seeking new male singers to join the ‘a cappella’ barbershop harmony choral group.
LINDEN—Marlyssa Downey, a senior at Linden High School, has received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.
ELIZABETH — Faculty members at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth were honored during National Catholic Schools Week (Jan. 31-Feb. 5).
The New Jersey Judiciary has added a comprehensive statewide calendar of free public education opportunities to the Judiciary Web site, Judge Glenn A. Grant, acting administrative director of the courts, announced this week.
COLUMBIA, S.C.—Army National Guard Pvt. Christian F. Goines has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
TRENTON – Celebrating its 15th year, the Department of Human Services’ Division of Family Development will hold its annual Teen Media Contest to reinforce the Department’s mission to instill an understanding of parental responsibility in teens. The statewide contest is open to all New Jersey middle and high school students.
PERTH AMBOY—The Perth Amboy Merchants Association has chosen the Royal Garden Club By The Bay to receive the Special Recognition of the Year Award to be presented on Friday, Feb. 26 at the Armory Restaurant.
RAHWAY—Rahway Middle School students recently participated in a script writing workshop. Rahway resident Bill VanSant, executive director of the Spanktown Theatre Company in Rahway, spent a week teaching students the fundamentals of script writing.
RAHWAY—Roosevelt School fourth graders Julian and Jazon were awarded prizes as part of the Rahway school’s Positive Behavior Support in Schools program.
PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.—Marine Corps Pfc. Jorge H. Henao, son of Ruby Florez of Bound Brook and Jorge Henao of Parlin, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C., designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.
BOSTON, Mass. – Northeastern University recently recognized students who distinguished themselves academically during the course of the school year.