UNION CITY—A new study on the effects of preschool found that children who attended the high quality Abbott preschool education program outperformed their peers in first and second grades, and children who had two years of preschool rather than just one had double the advantages, state officials announced last week.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Anthony Sessa of Colonia graduated from Georgetown University in May.
CARTERET—The Carteret Public Library is collecting donations of new hardcover and paperback books for distribution to disadvantaged children throughout Middlesex County during the holiday season.
WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John E. McCormac today announced that the “Greenable Woodbridge” Program will kick-off a series of “green” seminars with two workshops designed to engage township residents in the art and benefits of “going green.”
There is news of a plan to demolish the former Vocational Technical School in Perth Amboy and replace it with tenements for older people. This seems like another waste of resources given the need for additional space for high-school students.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre presents “Harry Chapin: A Celebration in Song,” featuring original members of the Harry Chapin Band and the Chapin family, on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 7:30 p.m. Throughout the night, the performers will share humorous anecdotes, emotional memories,…
RAHWAY—Community Access Unlimited will be hosting its 11th Annual Walk-A-Thon on Sept. 26, from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. at Rahway River Park in Rahway.
CLARK—On Friday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m. Temple Beth O’r/Beth Torah in Clark will host a Musical Chocolate Sabbath in what has been described as “the coming together of inspiring prayer and deliciously inspirational desserts.”
LINDEN – The Linden Playgrounds held a three point shooting contest on Monday, July 13. The winners are Amanda Williams, Chelsea Yeats, Jonathan Dinis and Rickeem Mixon.