RAHWAY—Students in first and second grades at Franklin School in Rahway were recently visited by students from Rahway High School to take part in the Junior Achievement program.
SOUTH RIVER—The South River parks and recreation director pleaded guilty today to a theft count, admitting she paid her daughter $696 for work that was never performed for the borough, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
ELIZABETH—Patricia Lopez has helped others for more than 20 years, heading up the Union County Toys for Tots Campaign and the county’s food pantry. She recently got help to fulfill a wish of her own.
GARWOOD – Strep throats, sprained ankles and cut fingers don’t always occur during regular office hours, yet they don’t require a trip to the Emergency Room.
CARTERET—The Carteret Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit was selected as a national award winner by the National Association of Town Watch, for its outstanding participation in the “26th Annual National Night Out 2009” crime, drug and violence prevention program.
CRANFORD—Gerri Stiner, a lecturer on environmental, health and nutrition issues, will give a talk about “Toxins in the Home” on Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
LINDEN—As the temperature outside drops, Linden families take to the indoors to keep safe and warm. What they may not realize is that turning up the heat can increase the risk of home heating fires.
PERTH AMBOY – Learn to swim into the new year at the Raritan Bay YMCA. Swim lessons will begin the week of Jan. 4, 2010.
RAHWAY—The 2009 John “Butch” Kowal Memorial Basketball Tournament schedule has been announced.