UTICA, N.Y. – Thirty-one percent of voters say that negative campaign advertising makes them less interested in voting and 62% say ads this year are more negative than in other years.
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.
UNION – William Paterson University scored twice in the final seven minutes of the game to defeat host Kean University in New Jersey Athletic Conference men’s soccer action on Wednesday evening.
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.
WAYNE – The Kean University women’s soccer team snapped a five-game winless streak with a key 2-0 win over 16th ranked William Paterson University on Wednesday afternoon.
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.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The New Jersey State Parent Information and Resource Center (NJPIRC), a program of Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey, has awarded stipends to sixteen of New Jersey’s public schools to host family activities in recognition of Parent Involvement in Education Month this October.
LAWTON, Okla. — Army Spec. Donita N. Fuentes has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
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.