BERKELEY HEIGHTS – The Patriot’s Path Council, Boy Scouts of America recently honored local citizens at the Berkeley Heights Good Scout Award Dinner.
ELIZABETH—St. Mary of the Assumption High School hosted a blood drive on Oct. 1. Over 35 students registered to give blood.
ELIZABETH—The Rotary Club of Elizabeth, celebrating its 92nd year of service to the greater Elizabeth community, will host a unique food-tasting event, The Taste of Elizabeth and Beyond, on Monday, Oct. 26 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel, 1170 Spring Street, Elizabeth.
WESTFIELD—The NJWA Rockin’ Jazz Band, directed by Dr. Ted Schlosberg with assistant director Caryn Feder, will rehearse for its 2009-2010 season each Saturday from 4 – 5:30 p.m. at the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts studios, 150-152 East Broad Street, Westfield.
CRANFORD—The Readers’ Forum, the lively book discussion group of the Cranford Public Library, will meet on Monday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. in the library’s Fridlington Room. The group will discuss “The Glass Castle: A Memoir” (2005) by Jeanette Walls.
On Sept. 29, Rahway voters recognized that strong schools do make a strong community. You expressed your willingness to continue to support the public schools and our students by passing a capital projects referendum.
RAHWAY—On October 20, Rahway High School will take part in the National Day on Writing with 100% participation from teachers in all academic disciplines.
RAHWAY—Student teacher Drew D’Amico, who is from St. Peter’s College, recently conducted a science class at Madison Elementary School in Rahway. Students worked cooperatively to conduct a hands-on science investigation to discover the components of some mock rocks.
RAHWAY—The Rahway Recreation Center will host two Halloween events on Friday, Oct. 30.
RAHWAY—The Rahway Department of Community Services will conduct a health fair on Sunday, Oct. 18, from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at the Recreation Center next to City Hall on Milton Avenue.
RAHWAY—On the evenings of Oct. 19, 20, and 21, following the 7 p.m. Mass, St. Mary’s and St. Mark’s parishes in Rahway will present a unique program centering on the life and times of Blessed Charles of Austria.
EDISON—Statistics indicate that there are 23.6 million people in the United States who have been diagnosed with diabetes. “A Common Sense Approach to Diabetes Management” is a free, 4-week workshop that can help diabetics better understand and manage their diabetes.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Building on the Port Authority’s goals of providing a more customer-friendly experience for the millions of people and businesses who use its transportation facilities, the agency launched a new web site today that marries technology and transparency to provide customers with more custom-service tools and information than ever before.