CLARK–Clark UNICO held its annual Columbus Day Essay Contest recently where students were asked to write an essay on Columbus or any other Italian or Italian-American that has made a significant contribution to society.
RAHWAY—Senior Alex Dabrowski plays the xylophone as the award-winning Rahway High School Marching Indians perform at halftime during the Homecoming game held on October 24.
RAHWAY—From Oct. 19 – 23, students, faculty, and staff at Rahway High School commemorated National Red Ribbon Week by painting the town—rather, the halls—red.
RAHWAY—The Grover Cleveland DAISY Preschoolers in Rahway, went on a “Nature Walk” around the school. They used their hand-made binoculars to find various leaves and acorns.
CARTERET—A former computer technician at a Carteret trucking and warehousing company has pleaded guilty to a count of second degree theft, admitting he stole more than $880,000 over a four-year period, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
UTICA, N.Y.—As the H1N1 swine flu vaccine becomes increasingly available, 46% of adults who are considered by the federal Centers for Disease Control to be members of high priority groups plan to ignore the CDC’s recommendation for vaccination.
EDISON—Cranberry sauce, stuffing, pasta, and canned vegetables were just some of the items collected by Upper School students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison during their two-week Thanksgiving Food Drive.
UNION COUNTY—Last year, the Jersey Cares Coat Drive supplied more than 38,000 gently-used winter coats to children, women and men who desperately needed them.
HAMILTON – AAA projects 38.4 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, a 1.4 percent increase over last year, when 37.8 million traveled.