EDISON — Aneesa Sonawalla of Edison won a close election to serve as Student Council president at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School for the 2011-12 school year. It took two days and a second vote to determine the outcome, but Sonawalla was elected.
SUMMIT — On Sunday, April 17, The Wardlaw-Hartridge School Concert Choir joined forces with the Calvary Chorale (a community choir located in Summit) to perform two well-known Bach cantatas with soloists and full orchestra.
CLARK — Second grade students in Jennifer Kelleher’s Class at Valley Road School in Clark share their literary creations with Superintendent of Schools Kenneth Knops.
RAHWAY — Fifth grade student Hector Morales recently enjoyed lunch with his teacher, Mrs. Prakapas, as a reward for good behavior at Roosevelt School in Rahway.
EDISON — Members of the Middle School Latin class at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School show off their togas after making their candidate speeches for the Roman elections. (Photo by Bill Jenkins of Oldwick)
Often people are asked the question: “Why do you volunteer”? However, as a long time volunteer for The Salvation Army and also as its New Jersey State Board Chair of The Salvation Army I think the more important question is, “What is the value of being a volunteer?”
As the price of gasoline continues to rise, many politicians and commentators are calling for President Obama to open the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) in an effort to lower national gasoline prices. Their rationale, they believe, is that tapping SPR will lower gasoline prices and stabilize energy markets. Opening SPR would be a foolish move for a number of reasons.
SANDY HOOK – For 25 years, Clean Ocean Action has been organizing Beach Sweeps, where volunteers clean up litter by combing New Jersey’s 127 miles of coastline. In 2010, a record number of volunteers (8,372 citizens) collected more debris than ever (471,321 items).
EDISON — A new, state-of-the-art biotechnology lab was recently opened at Middlesex County College. It will allow students to become proficient in laboratory techniques used in the biosciences industry.