Imagine every New Jersey resident living within walking distance of a park or trail – and being able to link to other trails, parks and natural areas without getting in a car.
RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Rahway recently received pumpkins courtesy of the Parent Teacher Association.
ROSELLE – Students at Grace Wilday Junior High School are giving the gift of reading, thanks to some help from Barnes and Noble and the Global Literacy Project.
RAHWAY—Students in Ms. Bechelli’s 5th grade at Grover Cleveland School recently visited Riverton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
CLARK—The Clark AARP Chapter #3733 will meet at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 13, at the Brewer Senior Center, 430 Westfield Avenue, Clark. Annette Mall has arranged for Dan Kalem, director of State Health Assistance (S.H.I.P.) to discuss current Social Security and Medicare changes.
RAHWAY – Antonio Garay, a former Rahway High School standout, was signed to the New York Jets’ practice squad last week.
RAHWAY—Rahway firefighters provided fire safety instruction to all of the preschool and Kindergarten classes at Roosevelt School in Rahway.
LINDEN – A manatee that had been seen swimming in New Jersey waters in October was returned to Miami, Fla. for medical treatment last week.
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.