ARLINGTON, Va. – The deadline for high school students and their teachers to submit essays for the Bill of Rights Institute’s national “Being an American” essay contest is fast approaching.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse has become an increasingly serious problem among youth. One in five teens has reported using prescription pain relievers to get high and one in ten has abused over-the-counter cough medicines.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — People can now weatherize their homes and be rewarded for their efforts. According to the Internal Revenue Service, homeowners making energy-saving improvements this fall can cut their winter heating bills and lower their 2010 tax bill as well.
RAHWAY — Franklin Elementary School in Rahway announced the winners of the Red Ribbon Week essay contest.
RAHWAY — Members of the Rahway Fire Department recently visited the kindergarten students at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway
ONEONTA, N.Y. – The Kean University field hockey team closed out the 2010 season, falling to host SUNY Oneonta, 4-1, in the opening round of the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III Mid-Atlantic Championships on Saturday afternoon.
MORISTOWN – Fifty New Jersey high school girls from communities such as Newark, Morristown, Rahway and Bloomfield will participate in the upcoming Women’s Future Leadership Forum 2010.
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. — Navy Seaman Mandisa D. Donaldson, daughter of Marilyn E. Murphy of Parlin, recently completed the Motor Vehicle Operator Course at Marine Corps Detachment, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
JERSEY CITY–In the Quarterfinals of the 2010 ECAC Division III Metro/Upstate Women’s Soccer championship, #4 seeded New Jersey City University and SUNY Brockport played 110 minutes without a decision, before the fifth seeded Golden Eagles advanced to the semifinal round by virtue of a 5-3 advantage in a shootout.