RAHWAY—At the recent Central Jersey Music Educators Association (CJMEA) Symphonic Band concert, Rahway High School sophomore Nate Figueroa was selected by audition as one of the best trumpet players in New Jersey.
MIAMI, Fla.—Kaplan University celebrated the graduation of its winter 2010 class during a live ceremony on Jan. 30 in Miami, Fla. General Colin L. Powell, the 65th secretary of state and former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, served as the commencement speaker.
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis—Marking the tenth anniversary of its Kohl’s Kids Who Care® Scholarship Program, Kohl’s Department Stores will award more than $410,000 in scholarships and prizes to recognize youths who make a difference by volunteering in their communities.
RAHWAY—Roosevelt School in Rahway had a special guest attend their Super “Bowl”-havior party on Friday, Feb. 5. Rahway native Antonio Garay, a defensive tackle for the San Diego Chargers, greeted students and signed autographs.
LANCASTER, Pa.—The following local students have made the Honors List for Franklin & Marshall College’s fall 2009 semester.
EDISON—First and fourth graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, dressed in mystical and clever costumes, held their “Fairytale Day” on Jan. 29 in the school’s Lower Snowdon Library.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Two local students were named to the Marist College Dean’s List for the fall 2009 semester.
MONROE—Middlesex County Public Health Department is reporting that a raccoon tested positive for rabies in Monroe, Middlesex County, in the vicinity of 11th Street and Avenue D.
TRENTON – Legislation to update New Jersey’s economic stimulus legislation, help pave the way for sports wagering at Atlantic City casinos and racetracks and protect consumers from check scams and toxic jewelry top today’s Assembly committee agendas.