Fascinated by a graceful eagle that soared lazily over Perth Amboy in 1823, 17-year old Solomon Andrews realized “with a shock” that he KNEW how to fly! It took him forty years to prove it, but in 1863 this New Jerseyan made history’s first “controlled flight.”
LINDEN—Viviana Martinez and Shanell Holmes pose with a member of the Red Bulls Street Team on Linden’s Day Camp Red Bulls Soccer Trip to Giants Stadium.
LINDEN—Aidan Aponte, 5 enjoys the dirt cup he made at Linden Recreation’s Kiddie Camp.
ELIZABETH—Union Resident Elizabeth Weishapl, who has devoted more than 37,000 volunteer hours to Trinitas Regional Medical Center for more than three decades, was recently named the chairman of the medical center’s auxiliary.
UNION BEACH – Environmental groups and citizens called on the state to adopt simple recommendations demanding improvements to the existing beach rules now pending before the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS) for re-adoption.
LINDEN—Linden youngsters from the Al Kalla Day Camp recently danced the day away at the Little Scoops Ice Cream Parlor in Cranford.
ANDOVER, Mass.—Andrew Hong of Edison has been named to the honor roll at Phillips Academy for the spring term. To be named to the honor roll, students must maintain at least a 5-point grade average on a 6-point scale.
ELIZABETH—On Thursday July 16th, the Elizabeth Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting at The Donald Stewart Early Childhood Education Center School. On this night, the atmosphere felt more like a special occasion with a crowd made up of performers, as well as the usual parents and teachers.
LINDEN – The Linden Public Library’s Summer Reading Club is in full swing and it’s not too late to join and share in the fun. Linden children can still sign up, read books and win prizes.