CLARK – Following up on the township’s high ranking in New Jersey Monthly’s 2010 Top Towns list, Clark was recently named one of the best affordable suburbs in America by Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Recreation Department will hold a summer job fair this Saturday for students and residents (16 years of age and older) seeking summer employment. The event will take place at the Woodbridge Community Center from 10 a.m. to noon.
RAHWAY – A Russian to English as a second language course will be offered at Saint John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church, 211 West Grand Avenue, Rahway beginning on Thursday, April 8, at 7 p.m.
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.