EDISON—Not so long ago, Mark Badalamenti of Scotch Plains, Chris Georgevich of Elizabeth, Manish Kewalramani of Edison, Amanda Mosner of Westfield and Doug Pivnichny of Plainfield were grappling with the stresses of applying to college and transitioning from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison into a brave new world.
UNION—The Union Public Library’s Holiday Food Drive, held in conjunction with the Libraries of Union County Consortium from Thanksgiving until Dec. 18, collected 270 pounds of non-perishable food items.
Think about it. We two are lucky. The odds of taking part in a blissful, ‘til-death-do-us-part marriage are infinitesimal. Nonetheless, almost to a man, and a woman, folks strive to be in Cupid’s line of sight. Indeed, so hardwired to this goal are divorced Jane (Meryl Streep) and Jake (Alec Baldwin) that they’re willing to try it again, with each other, yet.
TRENTON—If asked to name a 12-year-old—any 12-year-old, boy or girl – who created something that is such an important part of people’s lives that it is used every day all over the world, many people would probably shrug their shoulders and give a blank look.
SCOTCH PLAINS—If you have celiac disease or cannot tolerate gluten, finding the right foods to eat can be a challenge. Registered Dietitian and Chef Diane Weeks will teach you how to prepare gluten-free meals and treats at a special program on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center.
EDISON—The Alumni Association of Middlesex County College is accepting applications for the Alumni Scholarship, which will be awarded in the spring semester.
CLARK – The Clark Board of Education has announced kindergarten registration dates in March.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The efforts of more than 100 dedicated cyclists and others in the this year’s Century for the Cure bike ride, has resulted in $110,000 being given to the Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) Foundation.
CLARK – Cub Scouts from Clark Cub Scout Pack 145 recently donated over 900 pounds of food to the local food pantry.