Students Make Use Of Smartboards

RAHWAY—Colleen O’Hara’s third graders at Roosevelt School In Rahway are using their new smartboard in their classroom this year. Smartboards are interactive whiteboards and can accommodate different learning styles.

Rutgers University’s Unconventional Chaplain

NEW BRUNSWICK—Rutgers University has an atheist chaplain. Barry Klassel, an avowed atheist, is the state university’s first humanist chaplain and one of only four on a college campus in the entire country. [smartads] “Secular humanists don’t look to gods or…

Pumpkin Painters

LINDEN—Thirty of Linden’s youngest citizens recently took part in a pumpkin painting contest organized by the city’s recreation department and Halloween Parade Committee. All of the children were declared winners.

Program Explores Back Condition

SCOTCH PLAINS – Lumbar spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal causing a wide range of symptoms. Find out how this condition can be treated at a free program November 4 at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center.

Pre-School Students Need Flu Vaccine

ELIZABETH – Elizabeth school officials have advised parents that pre-school students need to receive both a seasonal flu vaccination and a pneumococcal vaccination, or they could find themselves excluded from the classroom after New Years.