CLARK – The Gran Centurions Scholarship Fund is sponsoring a bus trip to the new Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pa., to raise money.
UNION – Premiere Stages, the professional theatre in residence at Kean University, announced two summer theatre camp sessions for creative students.
RAHWAY – A fourth grade teacher at Franklin School in Rahway has been recognized as a “Teacher Who Makes Magic” by a local radio station.
RAHWAY – Karen Lewis, a kindergarten teacher at Madison Elementary School in Rahway, started collecting soda can tabs for the Ronald House in New Brunswick six years ago. With the help of the school community, Lewis finally reached her goal of a million tabs.
LAWTON, Okla.—Army National Guard Pvt. Yefferson M. Ortega, son of Ana Holgin and brother of Jennifer Ortega of Elizabeth, has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
Nearly three weeks ago Toyota announced the recall of about two million cars. Since then they have recalled thousands of Acuras. Now the newest edition the Prius is being recalled in large quantities. During this time all of the vehicles have been permitted to remain on the highways and Toyota is now beginning to repair some of the cars.
IOWA CITY, Iowa—Registration is now open for the April 10 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before March 5.
COLUMBIA, S.C.—Army Pvt. Hiram Berenger III, son of Jennifer Burgos of Elizabeth, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
RAHWAY—Rahway City Councilman Dave Brown presents Alan Johnson, principal of Grover Cleveland School, with a proclamation recognizing the school’s attainment of Adequate Yearly Progress on a state mandated test.
LAWRENCEVILLE—Rider University’s colleges of Business Administration; Continuing Studies; and Liberal Arts, Education, and Sciences have announced the names of undergraduate students who have been placed on the Dean’s List for the fall 2009 semester.
LINDEN—On Jan. 15, Linden Mayor Gerbounka participated in a ribbon cutting at the recently opened Prudential NJ Properties Alliance, located at 867 N. Stiles Street.
Most people do not read history books on economics, yet this has a great effect on life in general.
RAHWAY—Fourth grade student Natalia Pavon in Raquel Cardet’s class at Franklin School recently broke a school record for earning the most Accelerated Reader points.