Police Urge Residents To Be Aware Of Burglary Ring

UNION COUNTY—With startling frequency a band of criminals have been burglarizing homes in a number of western Union County municipalities, the authorities said. It is believed that between Nov. 25, 2008 and Aug. 6, 2009, the group has been responsible…

State Survey Shows 99.7 Percent Of NJ Classroom Teachers Are Highly Qualified

TRENTON—The sixth annual survey of teachers in New Jersey shows that nearly all of the state’s classroom teachers meet the federal definition of highly qualified teacher (HQT).  The survey also reveals that a 10 percent gap in the percentage of…

Musicians Entertain Campers

RAHWAY—Eugene Napoleon, director of the Rahway Summer Explorer Camp, poses with Duane Okun and Lou Panico of the music group Socratic who volunteered their time to entertained camp children at Roosevelt School in Rahway.

Look At Me And My Dancing Bear

LINDEN—These cute little tappers and their fuzzy friends stole the show at La Danse’s annual recital. At four years old, they dazzled the audience with their technique and happy faces. Taking a combo class of Ballet and Tap, they learn poise and coordination along with a sense of rythm and movement and social skills. Join them for classes at 10 N. Wood Avenue, Linden.

Annual Golf Outing To Benefit Hospice

SCOTCH PLAINS—Monday, Sept. 21, marks the 23rd annual golf outing to benefit the Center For Hope Hospice & Palliative Care.  This year the event will be held at Ash Brook Golf Course, Scotch Plains. Over the past 23 years, the…