Forest Friends

RAHWAY — Students in Mrs. Faver’s class at Roosevelt School in Rahway are participating in a program titled Forest Friends. This is a primary prevention program that helps students learn and practice affirmative living skills intended to enable them to grow up resilient to the pitfalls of alcoholism and substance abuse.

Franklin School Participates In National Day On Writing

RAHWAY — Franklin School students in grades pre-k through five participated in the National Day on Writing on Oct. 20, as sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English and a resolution passed by Senate. Educators were encouraged to celebrate writing and help students understand its importance in their lives in the 21st century.

Pallone Honored At Community Access Unlimited Gala

UNION COUNTY – Community Access Unlimited (CAU) looked to Washington and within its own walls in honoring Rep. Frank Pallone (D-6) and Robert Griffin, an attorney and partner at Griffin, Griffin & Alexander and president of CAU’s board of advisors, at the 30th Annual Gala Dinner Dance, held Oct. 20 at L’ Affaire Fine Catering in Mountainside.

An Apple A Day

RAHWAY — Youngsters in Kathleen Harris’ Pre-Kindergarten class in Rahway’s Franklin Elementary School learned how to peel apples and make applesauce during a special lesson on cooking and measuring ingredients.