SCOTCH PLAINS—Members of the Union Catholic High School Performing Arts Company will be performing the original play “Love (Awkwardly)” at the Manhattan Theatre Source at Washington Square Park, New York City on Nov. 15, 16 and 17.
UNION COUNTY—It’s been years, but Lake Surprise looks like a lake again.
The 24-acre lake, nestled in Union County’s Watchung Reservation, was dredged and cleared in 2000. But within the first few years, the lily pads, a species called Spatterdock, quickly retook the water’s surface. And as they did, it made fishing and boating increasingly difficult.
RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Rahway recently attended an assembly on bullying. The assembly titled “The Power of One” walked students through various situations where they may encounter bullying from the playground to the classroom.
LINDEN—Do you have free time that you would like to donate to a worthy cause? Would you like to meet new friends?
As a writer, the spoken word is so very important to me, because when writers write, they speak the words from their heart, and when a writer speaks, their heart should always be heard.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Air National Guard Airman Jaime Rodriguez Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
LINDEN—The Linden Retired Men’s Club held a Halloween Party for members and their guests on Tuesday, Oct.27 at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street, Linden.
GETTYSBURG, Pa.—Jeanamarie Banta of Clark, a first-year student at Gettysburg College, was awarded a Presidential Scholarship by the college.
WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y.— The winter holiday season is a time for family and friends to gather, often traveling a great distance to be together. Many families consider pets to be part of their family and choose to take them along. Traveling with pets is not always easy, especially when the family dog or cat experiences fear of travel, or motion sickness.
RAHWAY—On Tuesday, Oct. 27, the students at Roosevelt School marked former President Teddy Roosevelt’s birthday. The children brought in stuffed teddy bears and blankets and had ice cream to celebrate.
EDISON – Democrat Antonia “Toni” Ricigliano will be Edison’s first female mayor when she takes office in January.
STATE – Although New Jersey voters rejected Gov. Jon Corzine, Tuesday proved to be a good day for many incumbents on the ballot.
STATE – Republican Chris Christie bested Gov. Jon Corzine in yesterday’s election despite being outspent by the unpopular Democratic incumbent.