ELIZABETH–Marine Corps Pfc. Maria I. Martinez, daughter of Jose Martinez, of Elizabeth, recently completed the Basic Food Service Course.
CLARK — Erin Reilly, a special education teacher at Valley Road in the Clark School District, was the recipient of the prestigious “Innovations In Special Education” Award through the New Jersey School Boards Association.
IT’S OFFICIAL…the other day, on the official F.B.I. website, they finally released a memo “proving” that aliens actually did land in Roswell, New Mexico, back in 1947…
SOMERSET — The Diocese of Metuchen will honor Jim and Jeanine Cavanagh of Raritan, at its 21st annual Bread and Roses Ball on Saturday, May 14. The Cavanaghs will receive the Immanuel Award at the event which will take place at the DoubleTree Hotel, 200 Atrium Drive, Somerset.
Dear EarthTalk: Why don’t cleaning products have to list their ingredients, and are these products tested for what they might do to your health? — Patricia Greenville, Bethel, CT
WESTFIELD — Literacy Volunteers of Union County (LVUC) and Literacy Volunteers of the Plainfield Public Library honored tutors during a special Tutor Appreciation Event held in Westfield at the Presbyterian Church during National Volunteer Week.
ELIZABETH—A “CSI” science contest for girls in grades 6-8 was held at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth on Saturday, April 2. The competition brought together a total of nine investigative teams representing eight elementary schools in the Union and Essex County area.
One of the biggest threats to New Jersey’s public land is illegal off-road vehicle (ORV) riding. The Pinelands Preservation Alliance has been on the front lines of addressing this problem for years, and has come up with a 12-point plan to protect the public lands of this state we’re in.
FAIR LAWN – Through the humanitarian efforts of their employees, Columbia Bank has raised $14,400 in support of Japan’s Earthquake and Tsunami Relief efforts. The relief funds were donated directly to the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army and Save the Children charities.