RAHWAY — Franklin School students in grades pre-k through five participated in the National Day on Writing on Oct. 20, as sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English and a resolution passed by Senate. Educators were encouraged to celebrate writing and help students understand its importance in their lives in the 21st century.
WAYNE – The Kean University women’s soccer team snapped a five-game winless streak with a key 2-0 win over 16th ranked William Paterson University on Wednesday afternoon.
UNION COUNTY – Community Access Unlimited (CAU) looked to Washington and within its own walls in honoring Rep. Frank Pallone (D-6) and Robert Griffin, an attorney and partner at Griffin, Griffin & Alexander and president of CAU’s board of advisors, at the 30th Annual Gala Dinner Dance, held Oct. 20 at L’ Affaire Fine Catering in Mountainside.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The New Jersey State Parent Information and Resource Center (NJPIRC), a program of Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey, has awarded stipends to sixteen of New Jersey’s public schools to host family activities in recognition of Parent Involvement in Education Month this October.
LAWTON, Okla. — Army Spec. Donita N. Fuentes has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
RAHWAY — Youngsters in Kathleen Harris’ Pre-Kindergarten class in Rahway’s Franklin Elementary School learned how to peel apples and make applesauce during a special lesson on cooking and measuring ingredients.
Before Wall Street drove our economy off a cliff, bullish Citigroup strategists dubbed the United States a “plutonomy.” They said, “There are rich consumers, few in number, but disproportionate in the gigantic slice of income and consumption they take. There are the rest, the ‘non-rich,’ the multitudinous many, but only accounting for surprisingly small bites of the national pie.”
The upcoming Congressional election on Nov. 2 is going to decide the future path our nation will take. Will we chose to continue on the current path of increased spending, debt and higher taxes which has led to high unemployment, business closings and frustration?
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie cancelled a massive public works project that would have doubled commuter rail capacity between New Jersey and New York today.