Saint Barnabas Offers Holiday Season Bereavement Support

LIVINGSTON – There are times in our lives when the support and understanding of others is particularly helpful; the loss of a loved one is such a time. During this holiday season, to help those who recently experienced the death of a loved one, The Pastoral Care Department at Saint Barnabas Medical Center offers a free bereavement support group, Growing Through Loss.

Cub Scouts Collect Toys For Tots

CLARK — Clark Cub Scout Pack 145 is gearing up for their annual Toys for Tots toy drive. For the fourth consecutive year, the pack is collecting donations of new, unwrapped toys for the United States Marine Corps’ program.

Hospital Foundation Receives $12.5K Grant

PERTH AMBOY – The Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to raise funds to support the medical center’s facilities in Perth Amboy and Old Bridge, recently received a $12,500 grant from The Provident Bank Foundation. The donation will support the foundation’s Employee Giving Fund.

Giving Unto Others

EDISON — Since the beginning of November, students from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison have been collecting frozen turkeys, cranberry sauce, gravy, stuffing and other food items. The donations will be distributed by the Starfish Food Pantry, Inc. of Plainfield at Covenant United Methodist Church to those in need for Thanksgiving.

The Many Faces of Math

RAHWAY — Fifth grade students in Mrs. Prakapas’ and Mrs. Polanin’s classes at Roosevelt School in Rahway recently rotated through 8 learning stations at a Mathematics Funfair in honor of American Education Week. Here’s a look at the many faces of math.