LANCASTER, Pa.—The following local students have made the Honors List for Franklin & Marshall College’s fall 2009 semester.
EDISON—First and fourth graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, dressed in mystical and clever costumes, held their “Fairytale Day” on Jan. 29 in the school’s Lower Snowdon Library.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Two local students were named to the Marist College Dean’s List for the fall 2009 semester.
MONROE—Middlesex County Public Health Department is reporting that a raccoon tested positive for rabies in Monroe, Middlesex County, in the vicinity of 11th Street and Avenue D.
TRENTON – Legislation to update New Jersey’s economic stimulus legislation, help pave the way for sports wagering at Atlantic City casinos and racetracks and protect consumers from check scams and toxic jewelry top today’s Assembly committee agendas.
TRENTON – The Senate Law and Public Safety Committee unanimously approved a measure sponsored by Senator Nicholas P. Scutari to create penalties for using a “bump key” – a locksmith’s tool – to commit a burglary.
CLARK – Basketball teams stepped up to battle cancer at Arthur L. Johnson High School last week. Coaches vs. Cancer raised money to support the American Cancer Society on Feb. 2.
STATE – According to a study by Boston College’s Center on Wealth and Philanthropy released last week, $70 billion dollars in wealth left New Jersey between 2004 and 2008, while the state’s charitable capacity declined by $1.13 billion.
RAHWAY – Rahway Public Schools will open pre-school registration for the 2010-11 school year on Tuesday, Feb. 16.
LIVINGSTON—When people think of burn injuries, they often associate them with fire, but that is only one segment of the injuries treated in a burn center. According to the American Burn Association, approximately 32 percent of all inpatient admissions to burn centers in North America are for scalds.
EDISON—Whether your child brings home a straight-A report card or one that is much more discouraging, according to Anthony Guidice of Huntington Learning Center of Edison, parents should spend sufficient time reading their child’s report card and talking openly with him or her about it.
STATE—Every hour someone is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS); a chronic disease of the central nervous system for which there is no cure. It is estimated that over 13,000 New Jersey residents and more than 400,000 people nationwide live with this disease.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Attention caregivers, do you feel tired? Are you overwhelmed and stressed? Caring for a loved one can bring on those feelings. You are not alone.