LINDEN—Former Linden Councilman James Moore received a warm send off from state Parole Board Chair Yolette C. Ross, one of only four African-American women in the nation to oversee a state parole board.
RAHWAY – A fifth grade class at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway recently honored the accomplishments of Monte Irvin, a baseball player in the Negro Leagues and a Major League Baseball Hall of Fame inductee at the school’s annual Black History Gallery Walk.
ROSELLE – First grade students from Washington Elementary School in Roselle successfully completed a science experiment in class last month. They had so much fun that they decided to hold a science fair Friday, March 5, featuring student experiments.
EDISON—The Booster Club at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison held its annual Swim-a-Thon, with the addition of a Hoop-a-Thon, on March 6, making a splash in the pool and a difference in the community.
RAHWAY – Grover Cleveland School students and their parents enjoyed the Rahway school’s second annual Black History Gallery Walk last week.
CLARK—Alex D’Amico of Clark, a senior entrepreneurial studies major at Rider University, was selected for inclusion in the 2010 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
SAYREVILLE – Police arrested an East Brunswick man who has been charged with fatally beating and robbing a 55-year-old Sayreville woman in her Winding Wood apartment last summer, authorities announced Saturday.
TRENTON – Legislation to promote New Jersey farming, protect free saltwater recreational fishing and discussions on school sport concussions, Gov. Christie’s cuts to key environmental programs and post-traumatic stress disorder among New Jersey veterans top the Assembly’s Monday committee agendas.
SOMERSET – More than 2,000 people attended last week’s job fair, a testament to the high unemployment rate in New Jersey.
TRENTON – A Senate Committee substitute for bills sponsored by state Senators Joseph F. Vitale and Loretta Weinberg which would give adoptees in New Jersey access to medical history and birth records was approved by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee last week by a vote of 8-1.
RAHWAY—The Rahway Division of Senior Services will hold its 2010 spring/summer program registration for Rahway residents age 62 and up starting on Wednesday, March 10 at 9 a.m. at the Rahway Senior Center, 1306 Esterbrook Ave, Rahway. Doors will open at 7:30 a.m.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Chefs in the Raw: Sushi and Other Delights is the topic of the Chef of the Month program on March 25 at 7 pm at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center in Scotch Plains.
WOODBRIDGE – The American Irish Association of Woodbridge will sponsor the 37th Annual Woodbridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Celebration scheduled to get underway on Sunday, March 14 at 9 a.m. with the presentation of proclamations to the St. Patrick’s Day honorees and the raising of the Irish Flag at Woodbridge Town Hall, 1 Main Street.