RAHWAY—Marla Lind, Fashion Show Boutique Auction Chairman (at right) admires 3 of the 7 donated basket entries in the 5th Annual RWJ Rahway Hospital Family Basket Contest.
If you’ve ever heard your child say things like, “I can’t do it,” or “I’ll never figure this out,” during homework time, you’ve probably wondered how you can help him or her overcome such feelings of self-doubt and frustration.
CLARK – The petting zoo was one of the fun activities at F.K. Hehnly’s “HarvestFest” held last week to welcome in the fall season.
RAHWAY—Mrs. Dawkins’ second grade class at Grover Cleveland Elementary School in Rahway participated in the Prevention Links’ Forest Friends program.
MIDDLESEX—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has signed an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of Energy covering federal facilities, which details responsibilities for the cleanup of a contaminated site in Middlesex.
MORRISTOWN—Nicole Ferrentino, 17, of Clark, received a scholarship from The Seeing Eye for raising several puppies for the world-famous dog guide school.
Oct. 6 at 11:38 a.m. – At the Southern State Correctional Facility, Det. Alex Yanes arrested Lakehurst resident Jason Corliss, 27, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.
CLARK – Webelos I scouts from Clark Cub Scouts Pack 145 stand at attention to receive their awards from Cubmaster Scott McCabe at the first pack meeting for the group. The pack welcomed over 20 new scouts, many of them first-year Tiger Scouts.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Willow Grove Presbyterian Church is offering a free course in Eastern meditation exercises that is open to everyone.
MONROE—Jewish Family and Vocational Service of Middlesex County offers a support group for caregivers.
ELIZABETH—St. Patrick High School Students are preparing their production of “High School Musical.” The show will be presented on Friday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m.
When Toni Pulcine, a restorative certified nursing assistant with Children’s Specialized Hospital, arrived at the Kohl’s retail store in South Plainfield, she was approached by a sales associate to help her find a very special pair of sneakers. These sneakers needed to fit new molded leg splints for a little boy in our care. After a number of trips back and forth to the store room, the associate finally found a pair of sneakers which fit the child’s new splints perfectly.
STATE – Earlier this month, Republican gubernatorial candidate Chris Christie’s campaign uploaded a new online music video featuring two young New Jerseyans strumming a guitar, lamenting the fierce impact of the economic crisis and calling incumbent Gov. Jon Corzine something of a catastrophe.