UNION – Award-winning poet, writer, anthologist and educator, Naomi Shihab Nye, will examine multiculturalism in a lecture, “Variety is the Solution: A Look at How Literature Brings Us All Together in the World,” on Monday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m. in Wilkins Theatre, located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union.
UNION – The Holocaust Resource Center at Kean University will host historian, award-winning author and Holocaust scholar, Dr. Samuel Kassow, on Monday, Nov. 30, at 7:50 p.m. in Wilkins Theatre, located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union.
EDISON—Throughout the month of November, members of Middlesex County’s Jewish community will gather at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County to participate in the only continent-wide campaign aimed at teaching North American Jews to read the Hebrew language.
RAHWAY — Bill Pear’s and Natalie Polanin’s fifth grade students at Roosevelt School in Rahway had the opportunity to use the free program Skype to communicate with students from an elementary school in North Carolina.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Air Force Airman Jateese D. Gardner graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
RAHWAY – The Grover Cleveland preschoolers, parents, and staff toured the Rahway Fire Department as part of the fire prevention studies unit.
EDISON—The Edison Metro Lions Club recently celebrated its third anniversary at the Holiday Inn in Somerset.
RAHWAY—Madison School’s PreK and Kindergarten classes had a visit from some community helpers on Oct. 15.
CLARK – On a chilly Friday night in October, as the crowd rolled in to the high school football stadium to watch Clark’s ALJ Crusaders vs. Cranford Cougars, nine boys stood nervously at the field goal post waiting for the announcer to welcome them to the stadium.
CRANFORD—Calvary Lutheran Church, 108 Eastman Street, Cranford has added two new services to its worship schedule. Both offer an alternative to the traditional Sunday morning worship times.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Air Force Airman Seamus K. Batista graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
RAHWAY—Third grade students from Franklin School in Rahway recently visited United Water Company of Rahway. Students took a tour of the facility, learning about how water is collected, treated and sent to their homes. Third graders even go to go in the famous water tower.
TRENTON – The number of teen drivers and teen passengers killed in motor vehicle crashes in New Jersey dropped for the third consecutive year in 2008 to 59, down from 68 in 2007 and 73 in 2006.