A New Place To Play

RAHWAY — Local officials and other invited guests and students from JFK Community Center in Rahway took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony at Howard Field on Stockton Street last week.

Perth Amboy Athlete Wins Soccer Award

JERSEY CITY–Former four-year starting defender and two-time All-New Jersey Athletic Conference recipient Jessica Irizarry (Perth Amboy) of the New Jersey City University women’s soccer team, a May 2010 graduate of the University, has been selected as the 2009-10 Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Award winner.

Through Thoreau’s Eyes

GRIGGSTOWN — On Monday, October 18, members of the Class of 2012 at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison traveled to the historical Delaware and Raritan Canal in Griggstown to recapture some of the intellectual freedom, appreciation of nature, and introspection that Henry David Thoreau presents in “Walden.”

A Smashing Success

EDISON — The Wardlaw-Hartridge Parents’ Association held its annual Fall Fair on Saturday, Oct. 16. The AP Room, pictured above, was filled to the brim with eager shoppers and guests visiting 38 vendors who sold high-end jewelry, handmade items, seasonal decor, and other goods.

Second Graders Enjoy Global Luncheon

EDISON — Second graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison marked United Nations Day on the morning of Thursday, October 21, with a delicious luncheon in the Oakwood Room. The students recently completed a Heritage Report, detailing their native countries.