Giving An Ancient Art Form A Modern Perspective

UNION — On Saturday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m., encaustic artist Jonathan Deutsch will discuss how he transforms this ancient art form of painting with wax. His talk will make use of the many examples of the works currently on display in his solo show at the Les Malamut Art Gallery through Feb. 28.

Hands-On Medical Experience

NEW BRUNSWICK — Juniors and seniors from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison traveled to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) in New Brunswick on January 13 with Dawn Francavilla (Upper School health and physical education teacher) to attend the C.H.A.T. (Careers and Health Awareness for Teens) program.

7th Graders Plan USA Road Trip

RAHWAY — Mr. Ericksen’s 7th grade geography class at Rahway Middle School recently finished their “USA Road Trip” project. Students were assigned a state and researched different locations to visit.

Overlook Nurse Honored

SUMMIT – Lou Faraone, BSN, RN, CEN, NREMT-P, clinical coordinator for emergency services for Overlook Hospital, who has drawn on his experience as both a paramedic and nurse to help guide staff and emergency medical service (EMS) personnel at Overlook Hospital and its satellite emergency department in Union, recently received the Organization of Nurse Executives of New Jersey’s Aspiring Nurse Leader Award.

Magical Math

CLARK — Is it math or is it magic? Students at Valley Road School in Clark enjoyed a PTA-sponsored assembly that incorporated magic into everyday math lessons.