Union Catholic Teacher Named Finalist For State Award

SCOTCH PLAINS –Barbara Dellanno, humanities curriculum specialist and teacher at Union Catholic High School, has been selected as the 2009 Nonpublic Teacher of the Year Finalist by the New Jersey Council for Private Education (NJ CAPE) and the New Jersey Department of Education Advisory Committee for Non-public Schools.

Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer Needs Funding

For years I had heard about the horrors of cancer but never had it affect my life like it did seven years ago. My father, Richard, lost a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer, devastating our tight-knit family and taking away an active member of the Clark community with the Clark Historical Society as well as a teacher and friend.

Essay Contest Winner

CLARK—Representing St Agnes School in Clark, seventh grade student Jessica Seib read her winning Christopher Columbus essay to a crowd of people gathered at the Clark Italian Festival held Columbus Day weekend.

Cagua Completes Basic Training

GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Apprentice David Cagua, son of Luz Stella Garcia of Elizabeth and Edgar Cagua of Lawrenceville, Ga., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Cagua completed a…

An UnFOREgettable Day

MOUNT LAUREL—Having some fun on the links, Ottis “OJ” Anderson (foreground), a retired New York Giants running back, gives his teammates some football pointers, as they get ready to tee off at the recent Score for the Cure celebrity golf outing in Mount Laurel.