ELIZABETH – Forty young women received their high school diplomas when Benedictine Academy held the 94th commencement ceremony on June 4.
CLARK – There are times when bad things bring good people together.
Earlier this month, an entire community met up in a schoolyard to pitch tents, camp out all night and enjoy a giant barbecue: all for the purpose of fighting cancer.
EDISON—A writers’ workshop open to the public will be held at Middlesex County College on Friday, Aug. 14. The program mixes sessions on writing skills with practical tips on selling what you have written.
RAHWAY—Students taking the Journalism II/Newspaper elective at Rahway High School prepare the June issue of Rho Eta Sigma, the student newspaper, for distribution.
RAHWAY—Rahway Recreation will offer baseball and softball camps from July 6-10.
RAHWAY—The Rahway Division of Recreation and Parks will host Family Tennis Day on Saturday, June 27, at the Berzinec Park Tennis Courts on the corner of Central and St. Georges avenues.
NEWARK—For more than a year, Florence Davis of Hillside struggled with a persistent wound on her foot and restricted blood circulation in her leg so severe that doctors were considering amputation.
CARTERET – Your final chance to register for Carteret Public Library summer reading activities is coming up. Saturday, June 27, is the final day to sign up.
When people hear the word “contract,” some start daydreaming about signing a multimillion dollar deal with the NFL while others recall how their knees shook the day they signed that first car loan. If you think about it, though, many of our day-to-day decisions involve contracts.
UNION – Premiere Stages at Kean University officially opens its 2009 season with John Wooten’s new play, Duck Crossing.
STATE—The State Board of Education adopted revised high school graduation requirements on June 17, culminating a three-year effort to ensure that a New Jersey high school diploma reflects a level of student achievement that will lead to a successful future.
RAHWAY—Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently held their end of the year awards ceremony. Students received many awards for their outstanding academic performance and their enthusiastic participation in extra-curricular activities.
LIVINGSTON – Some patients who suffer from recurrent cancer at the chest wall now have another option.