CLEVELAND, Ohio – Linden’s Muhammad Wilkerson, a sophomore defensive tackle for the Temple Owls, was named to the All-Mid-American Conference first team last week. He was one of a record eight players from the college to be so honored.
PARSIPPANY – Anthem Institute in Parsippany will host a Community Blood Drive, scheduled for Dec. 9 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the school’s 959 Route 46 East location.
NEW BRUNSWICK—There’s still time to purchase tickets for a 50/50 Mega Lottery being sponsored by New Brunswick Elks Lodge 324.
EDISON—On Dec. 2 and 3, Lower School students at the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison got a jump start on their shopping during the Wardlaw-Hartridge Parents Association’s Holiday Boutique.
MOUNTAINSIDE – When Lake Surprise was dredged a decade ago, the last thing anyone wanted, was for sediment to clog the 24-acre lake again—or at least any time soon.
RAHWAY—Last year, after reading the book “Flat Stanley” by Jeff Brown, students in Linda Lampert’s second grade class at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway completed a special project.
CRANFORD—The Cranford Public Library invites the public to a lecture by Dr. William Gillette, Professor of History at Rutgers University, on “The Role of New Jersey in the Civil War,” on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
RAHWAY—The D.A.I.S.Y. Pre-K held their Fabulous Fall Feast. The children sang songs about autumn, leaves, and squirrels.
RAHWAY—RSI Bank Senior Vice President Ann Zwiebel Revaitis and Senior Vice President of Lending Donald Godfrey join Rahway High School Principal Paula Braxton and Rahway Public Schools Superintendent Frank Buglione at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new sign board at the high school on Nov. 20.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – The former chairman of an electrical contracting company was sentenced to three months in prison for bribing a corrupt union official.
PERTH AMBOY – St. John’s Church, 404 Division Street, Perth Amboy, is planning a Christmas bake sale.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Members of the Union Catholic High School Student Council collected 28 baskets of food and 28 turkeys from fellow students, faculty and staff during their annual Thanksgiving Food Drive.
UNION – Junior Jonathan Jones of Linden was named the Kean Athlete of the Week on Nov. 30, following a 2-1 week for the Cougars.