Adapting To Nature

EDISON—Bonnie Farrell of Fords, a plant biologist and the mother of Sara Reiss, a first grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, took Joanne Jacobson’s first grade class on a nature walk on the school grounds to explain plant adaptations on Jan. 15.

Students On Trial

RAHWAY—In Rahway, Franklin School’s fourth grade gifted and talented students are preparing to take part in the New Jersey State Bar Foundation Law Fair Competition.

Taxpayer Group Gives Most NJ Lawmakers An “F”

BOGOTA – Every Democrat in the Trenton statehouse earned an “F” on the Americans for Prosperity Final 2008-2009 Legislative Scorecard. The scorecard is an attempt to measure who is fiscally conservative and who is not, allowing voters to contrast legislators’ rhetoric with reality.

Bank Robbery Suspect Charged

RAHWAY – A TD Bank branch on St. Georges Avenue in Rahway was robbed last Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 13, at approximately 4:50 p.m., according to police. No one was injured during the robbery.

Elizabeth School Board Members Honored

ELIZABETH—On Jan. 21, at the Elizabeth Board of Education meeting, Superintendent of Schools Pablo Muñoz will present a resolution to the Elizabeth Board of Education members in recognition of the nationally observed School Board Recognition Month.