Halloween Art

Halloween Art—Students enrolled in Rahway High School’s Advanced Art class recently spent the day in downtown Rahway decorating windows of local businesses as well as the Rahway Public Library for Halloween. The trip, under the leadership of art teacher JoAnne…

Supporting Positive Behavior

Supporting Positive Behavior—Mayor Jun Choi presented a proclamation to Woodbrook Elementary School for its successful Positive Behavior Supports in School program. Choi presented the proclamation at an outdoor assembly in which the J.P. Stevens Pep Band entertained the crowd the…

Fighting Breast Cancer

Fighting Breast Cancer—Seniors Stephany Sanchez of Newark, Ninoshka Celi of Elizabeth, Erika Yang of Hillside and Stefannye Barragan of Newark led their entire school community’s participation in Benedictine Academy’s Annual Breast Cancer Walk-a-thon on Oct. 8. Students raised more than…

Essay Contest Winners

Essay Contest Winners – Clark Unico’s Columbus Day Essay Contest winners pose at the recent Italian American Feast. The students are (left to right): Ryan Kowlenko (Hehnly School), Sean Gallagher (Kumpf School), Trina Salvador (St. John’s School), Mariel Loughlin (Valley…

Fire Prevention & Safety Night

Fire Prevention & Safety Night—The Linden Fire Prevention Bureau held its annual Fire Prevention and Life Safety night on Sept. 30. Children were eligible to register for the prize drawings after completing fire prevention activities set up at the event.…

The Three Stages of Dieting

by Dan Felix, CFT Most of the dieting articles and information we read about sound like happy talk. Even the word dieting hides the truth. In order to lose body weight, preferably body fat, a person has to eat less…

“W.” – As in Woe is Us – 3 popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic Whew and omigosh. Or, as my great, great grandfather was probably prone to say, “Oy, yoy, yoy.” Either will do as you exit from the theater after seeing director Oliver Stone’s adaptation of writer…

Memories Of The Woodbridge Golden Bears

By Diane Norek Harrison WOODBRIDGE—Here is some more information on the Woodbridge Golden Bears from former area resident Harold Miller. The year is not on the material but it is most likely from 1947 when Mr. Miller was named “Rookie…