STATE – New Jersey Blood Services, a division of the New York Blood Center calls upon the community to donate blood. Blood drive cancellations due to recent storms, coupled with unusually high demands from regional hospitals, have impacted Rh-negative blood supplies, especially type O-negative.
WEST HAVEN, Conn.—Demetrius Washington-Ellison of Rahway was named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Haven for the fall 2009 semester.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Union Catholic High School welcomed Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ) on Wednesday, Jan. 6 as he visited with students in a United States history class.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Do you know a person, organization, or a business, union, or government official who works tirelessly to make the world a cleaner and healthier place?
CLARK—The Clark Department of Senior Citizens has announced its 2010 schedule of events.
YORK, Pa.—Melissa Waters of Clark, a senior elementary education major at York College of Pennsylvania, has been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2009 semester.
TRENTON—New Jersey can wage a successful war on invasive plants, animals and insects if its arsenal includes tougher prevention methods, early detection of harmful species, faster response to limit environmental damage, and greater public awareness, according to a strategic plan released Thursday by Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Mark N. Mauriello.
LINDEN—On Dec. 19, 2009, Linden resident Beth Ann Bodek graduated Magna Cum Laude from East Stroudsburg University in East Stroudsburg, Pa., with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and a Bachelor of Science degree in social studies.
ELIZABETH—Sensitive to the needs of those less fortunate than themselves, students at St. Mary of the Assumption High School in Elizabeth collected 85 clean, gently used coats and jackets and distributed them to St. Joseph’s Social Service Center.
ELIZABETH – The Stop & Shop Supermarket in Elizabeth raised over $1,675 for the Community Food Bank of New Jersey and local food pantries to help provide hunger relief to area residents.
ROSELLE—When teachers say their class is a zoo, they’re usually not happy about it, but two teachers at Harrison Elementary School in Roselle are proud of their “wild” classrooms.
RAHWAY—Fifth grade students in Deborah Prakapas’s class at Roosevelt School in Rahway are hard at work practicing their math and word processing skills on the laptop computers.
TRENTON — The state Senate rejected — by a vote of 14 to 20, with six senators not voting — a bill sponsored by Sen. Raymond Lesniak aimed at legalizing gay marriage in New Jersey.