RAHWAY—Emily Condron, a fifth grade student at Franklin School in Rahway, was recently elected to be Principal for the Day for the month of December.
TRENTON —Effective Jan. 1, 2010, used vehicles purchased in or out of New Jersey will no longer require an inspection until they are at least four years old. The change, which is similar to one in January 2003 when the MVC moved to a four-year inspection for new vehicle purchases, will save a trip through lanes for newer model vehicle owners.
RAHWAY—Third grade students at Franklin School are currently studying circuits, as a part of their exploration of electricity. Along with this unit, students learn how to construct a basic circuit using a battery, wires, motor, switch and light bulb.
RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Rahway recently put on their annual Winter Dance Recital. Under the direction of teacher Valerie Blanchard, students in first through fifth grades learned ballet, tap and hip hop dance.
RAHWAY—Seventh grade students at Rahway Middle School created original moon myths as part of a writing assignment for science class. Ms. Beach’s class first read several moon myths originating from around the world.
Blood Drive • Jan. 2 from 11:45 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. – Woodbridge Center Mall, 250 Woodbridge Center Drive, Woodbridge, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.
RAHWAY—Shermine Saint-Elien was honored at December’s night PTA meeting at Roosevelt School. Saint-Elien ‘s name has been added to the Accelerated Reader Plaque.
WOODBRIDGE—Woodbridge Veterinary Group will be offering a free dog behavior workshop called “100% Crate-less Housebreaking and Home Freedom, “ on Saturday, Jan. 16 from 12-1:30 p.m.
Twenty years ago, the Elizabeth Minutemen had a special hoops season. Coached by New Jersey icon Ben Candelino, the Minutemen tore through the county and state tournaments.
CLARK – The Polish Cultural Foundation will celebrate the Polish tradition of Christmas caroling known as “Koledy” on Sunday, Jan. 17 at 3 p.m.
LINDEN — A 75 year old mason who fell backward down five stairs was brought back to life by his 11-year-old granddaughter, who administered CPR until emergency responders arrived. “At 12:46 hrs. Linden Fire Department Engine #1 and Linden Fire…
STATE—The New Jersey Tree Foundation is offering free two-year-old trees (one to two feet tall) to celebrate Arbor Day 2010 in New Jersey. Schools, local governments, tree groups, non-profit organizations, scout groups, and any volunteer organization may apply for the free trees.
RAHWAY—On Dec. 18, the students in Dyan McMillen’s class at Roosevelt School in Rahway had an opportunity to Skype with another second grade class in Roselle Park.