CLARK – Hehnly Elementary School’s Family Harvest Festival was held earlier this month.
OLD BRIDGE – PSEG recently awarded the Old Bridge Junior Knights Bantam Ice Hockey Team a $300 grant as part of the company’s Support for Sports program. The company gave the grant on behalf of Anthony Barone, an appliance service supervisor for PSE&G. The grant money will help to offset team fees, as well as pay for new hockey equipment.
BETHESDA, Md. — Roselyn J. Wuthrich Clemente-Fuentes has graduated from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Md. The graduate received a medical degree and was commissioned to the rank of captain, with a minimum seven-year active duty service commitment.
RAHWAY — The Grover Cleveland School D.A.I.S.Y. preschool students and parents enjoyed Science Exploration Day” on Oct. 6. They used various types of magnets as they explored each work area.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The 15th annual Friends of Middlesex County Charity Golf Outing at Tamarack Golf Course on Sept. 29 contributed $15,000 to the Cerebral Palsy Association of Middlesex County. The 2010 outing brought the event’s total contributions to the charity to $200,000.
RAHWAY — On Saturday, Oct. 2, more than 25 students from Rahway High School’s Social Action Club joined the Rahway River Association in the annual Fall Cleanup of Milton Lake Park in Rahway.
While homework and learning difficulties cause worry for many parents, a child’s struggles “on the playground” can be just as concerning. Some children have no problem getting along with their peers and seem comfortable in new situations or leadership roles, but for others, navigating the social scene is not so easy.
As individuals, Americans are generous, often donating in response to crises abroad even while struggling to make ends meet at home. We tend to assume that our government’s foreign aid is similarly altruistic. But is it?
A few days ago, I received an email from the daughter of our congresswoman—a mass email, of course. She explained that because of healthcare reform, which her mother supported, she no longer had to pay a $25 copayment for each prenatal appointment.