American Education Week

RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Rahway recently celebrated American Education Week. During this week, parents and community members are invited to come in and participate in educational lessons and activities.

A Bounty of Baskets For Those in Need

ELIZABETH—Sister Marion Scranton, Director of Community Initiatives, and Gary S. Horan, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Trinitas Regional Medical Center, stand in the midst of only some of the baskets that Trinitas employees collected in the medical center’s fifth Thanksgiving Basket Drive to benefit the needy in the hospital’s service area.

Grandparents’ Day

RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Rahway recently invited their grandparents in for a celebratory breakfast. The school’s librarian, Margaret Cilia, organizes this event.

Holiday Ceramics Class

LINDEN – The recreation department will hold a holiday ceramics class for Linden students in kindergarten through eighth grade at the Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street, Linden on Thursday, Dec. 17 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Kean University Historian Authors Book On F.D.R.

UNION – Historian Terry Golway, director of the John Kean Center for American History at Kean University, recently published “Together We Cannot Fail: How F.D.R. Led the Nation from Darkness to Victory Through Hope, Courage, and an Unwavering Trust in the American People.”