EDISON—Through its annual Read Across America celebration on March 2, the National Education Association is encouraging schools, libraries, community centers and other organizations to “build a nation of readers” by bringing children, teenagers and books together.
TRENTON – Amid continued concern about children’s jewelry tainted with toxic materials, legislation targeting unsafe jewelry is advancing toward law.
WAYNE – No. 10 William Paterson (25-2) scored 10 unanswered second-half points to secure its 10th New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Men’s Basketball Tournament title, defeating Richard Stockton (20-7) by a 70-58 score in the championship game Feb. 27 at the Pioneers’ Rec Center.
LINDEN—The Linden Department of Recreation and Community Services is sponsoring a one day boat safety certification course, approved by the U.S. Coast Guard, on Saturday, May 1, at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street, beginning at 8 a.m.
CLARK—Conor Flood, a fifth grader from Saint John the Apostle School in Clark was chosen to perform in the American Choral Directors Association All Eastern Children’s Honor Choir.
LINDEN—The Department of Public Property and Community Services offers free craft classes for Linden senior citizens.
LINDEN—The John T. Gregorio Recreation Center is a Union County Nutrition Site where healthy lunches are served, Monday through Friday at noon, for anyone 60 years of age or older.
CLARK—During Catholic Schools week, students at St. John the Apostle School in Clark participated in the annual spelling bee.
BALTIMORE, Md.—No. 9 ranked New Jersey City University held off #12 ranked Kutztown University in an epic match that resulted in the first modified tiebreaker in school history and rallied from a 3-2 deficit to outlast Florida A&M University as the Gothic Knights placed fifth out of 26 schools at the Morgan State University Invitational.