RAHWAY — The merging of St. Mary and St. Mark parishes in Rahway on July 1, 2010 gave birth to a new and vibrant community known as Divine Mercy Parish. This parish, under the leadership of Fr. Dennis Kaelin, has emerged as an ‘activist’ parish where many events are held to benefit diverse groups of people not only in Rahway, but all over the world.
LINDEN – Linden Recreation is now accepting registration for the summer day camp program. The program will run from June 27 through Aug. 18, operating weekdays from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
LINDEN — The Linden Public Library will be having a program about penguins on March 21. Come see the penguins waddle around and learn about their care and habits.
STATE — African Americans are twice as likely to have a first stroke compared to Caucasians, and cardiovascular disease, including stroke, is the leading cause of death for African-American men and women, killing nearly 100,000 annually in the United States.
PISCATAWAY – The Diocese of Metuchen recently received a $50,000 grant from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey to benefit the Saint John’s Health and Family Service Center in New Brunswick. The center is operated by the Health Services Division of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Metuchen.
Helen M. Storms (nee Yoos), age 89, of Clark, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 30, at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Rahway.
RAHWAY — Krissy Suckow’s eighth grade language arts classes at Rahway Middle School recently completed persuasive movie projects. As a National Day of Writing activity, addressed the question “Why should teachers believe in me?”
LINDEN – The city’s Department of Public Property and Community Services is offering Linden adult residents daily use of fully equipped exercise rooms located at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street and the Linden Multi Purpose Center, 1025 John Street.
METUCHEN – The annual World Day for Consecrated Life, a celebration of men and women who serve God and the faithful through religious life, will be commemorated by an evening prayer service Feb. 6.