LINDEN—Students from the Soehl Middle School 21st Century Community Learning Center after school program in Linden attended a cooking class where they participated in hands-on team building cooking classes that encouraged confidence, discussions and how to solve problems. Pictured above,…
LINDEN – Educators agree that reading as a family is an important activity. Linden Public Schools has many after school events that value family fun around the theme of books.
The phrase “lame duck” doesn’t usually evoke great deeds and transformational events. Politically, lame duck can mean chaos in the state Legislature, something like a concert with everything from Mussorgsky’s frenzied “Night on Bald Mountain” to Tchaikovsky’s serene “Swan Lake.”
SCOTCH PLAINS—Willow Grove Presbyterian Church in Scotch Plains will offer a free meditation class that is open to everyone on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
EDISON—Jane Brown, instrumental music teacher and Co-Chairperson of the Arts Department at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, reported that Billy Buchbinder of Scotch Plains, Milika Griffths of Edison and Aneesa Sonawalla of Edison have been named to the New Jersey…
LINDEN – Principal Joseph Picaro (left) proudly stands with the October Students of the Month.
RAHWAY – Literacy Volunteers of Union County is recruiting new tutors to help adults learn how to read.
TRENTON – A Union County man was indicted today on charges he stole a company’s Internet domain name and sold it over eBay for more than $110,000 to an unsuspecting buyer, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced. This is the first known indictment for a domain name theft, she said.
SOUTH ORANGE – Seton Hall men’s basketball head coach Bobby Gonzalez announced today that Jesse Morgan (Philadelphia, Pa.) has signed a national letter of intent to attend the university and play basketball for the Pirates beginning in the 2010-11 season.
NEWARK – Freshman Michelle Marabondo provided the game-winning goal for the second straight day for the Pioneers as they defeated top-seeded NYU, 2-1, to win the 2009 ECAC Women’s Soccer Metro Region Tournament title on Sunday.
NEWARK—William Paterson University scored with just 33 seconds remaining to steal a 2-1 victory from New Jersey City University in an ECAC Division III Metro Semifinal contest played in the rain on Saturday night.
WEST LONG BRANCH – Junior Jeremy Hazell (Brooklyn, N.Y.) scored a game-high 26 points and sophomore Herb Pope (Aliquippa, Pa.) had 15 points and a game-high 17 rebounds as Seton Hall defeated Monmouth, 87-72, in West Long Branch, Sunday.
UNION—In the summer of 2008, Congress approved an expansion of benefits in the G.I. Bill for military veterans serving after September 11, 2001. In August 2009, recipients became eligible for tuition support, which is based upon the highest in-state tuition charged by an educational institution.