Franklin School Participates In National Day On Writing

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.

Pallone Honored At Community Access Unlimited Gala

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.

An Apple A Day

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.

Wall Street Has Already Voted

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.”