Hijinks, rock-‘n’-roll, freedom of speech and a coming of age story comprise the nostalgically entertaining cargo on writer-director Richard Curtis’s good ship “Pirate Radio.” Whimsically construed from a smattering of fact and fiction, it is a magical mystery cruise on the high seas of the late 1960s. You don’t want to miss this voyage.
ISELIN–Indus American Bank was recently honored by NJBIZ at an awards ceremony held at The Palace in Somerset Park on Monday, Nov. 16.
CLARK—St Agnes School recently welcomed new music and instrument teacher, Thomas Nichuck. Nichuck teaches music classes for all students in kindergarten through eighth grade.
RAHWAY—On Tuesday, Oct. 20, students throughout Rahway High School celebrated the National Day on Writing. Every class, from advanced placement chemistry to gym to family and consumer science, engaged in writing activities throughout the day.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Air Force Airman Antonio J. Eugelles graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
CLARK – Wolf Scouts from Clark Cub Scout Pack 145 recently learned the art of pizza making. These scouts visited Pompeii Pizzeria on Westfield Avenue in Clark and learned how to knead the dough and twirl it in the air to make a perfect circle, add sauce, cheese and their favorite toppings.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.—Northfield Bank announced the start of their 15th Annual Holiday Toy Drive.
CLARK–Clark UNICO held its annual Columbus Day Essay Contest recently where students were asked to write an essay on Columbus or any other Italian or Italian-American that has made a significant contribution to society.
RAHWAY—Senior Alex Dabrowski plays the xylophone as the award-winning Rahway High School Marching Indians perform at halftime during the Homecoming game held on October 24.
RAHWAY—From Oct. 19 – 23, students, faculty, and staff at Rahway High School commemorated National Red Ribbon Week by painting the town—rather, the halls—red.
RAHWAY—The Grover Cleveland DAISY Preschoolers in Rahway, went on a “Nature Walk” around the school. They used their hand-made binoculars to find various leaves and acorns.
CARTERET—A former computer technician at a Carteret trucking and warehousing company has pleaded guilty to a count of second degree theft, admitting he stole more than $880,000 over a four-year period, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
UTICA, N.Y.—As the H1N1 swine flu vaccine becomes increasingly available, 46% of adults who are considered by the federal Centers for Disease Control to be members of high priority groups plan to ignore the CDC’s recommendation for vaccination.