EDISON – Members of the Junior State of America (JSA) at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison attended the Northeast Fall Conference on Nov. 20 and 21 at the Sheraton in Parsippany. The theme was “Energizing America: Capturing the Winds of Change.”
CLARK – Students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark celebrated Thanksgiving in a variety of ways last week.
WHITEHOUSE STATION – Merck President Kenneth C. Frazier will take on the role of CEO beginning Jan. 1, 2011. Frazier will succeed Richard T. Clark, who will continue as chairman of the board.
RAHWAY — Roosevelt School in Rahway is spreading the news -“Serving healthy snacks to children is important to providing good nutrition, supporting lifelong healthy eating habits, and helping to prevent costly and potentially-disabling diseases”.
MONMOUTH JUNCTION — Assemblyman and New Jersey State Democratic Chairman, John S. Wisniewski, along with the Raritan Bay Leadership Fund, honored North Brunswick Councilwoman Cathy Nicola for her outstanding leadership at Pierre’s Restaurant in Monmouth Junction on Tuesday, Nov. 30.
KEASBEY – Woodbridge Township Mayor John E. McCormac is scheduled to join Wakefern officials for a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday afternoon to mark the opening of the company’s newly expanded warehouse and distribution facility in the Keasbey Industrial Park.
RAHWAY — Fifth graders from Madison Elementary School in Rahway will donate toys to the U.S. Marine Corps Toys For Tots program. Madison has partnered with the ROTC at Rahway High School.
SCOTCH PLAINS — CONTACT We Care, a crisis hotline serving New Jersey, raised more than $75,000 at its 35th anniversary gala fundraiser on Nov. 11 at Shackamaxon Golf & Country Club in Scotch Plains.
METUCHEN-Past businesses from various years: China House Chinese Restaurant; Rt 27, Costa Cottage, Dixie Bell Inn; Rt No. 25, L & S Store,
Lawler Company; machinery for chemical mining, paint and ceramics, Metuchen Beauty Parlor in Main St., Metuchen Center, Metuchen Food Market; Rt 27 and Richmond Radiator Co.