ELIZABETH — Benedictine Academy, a Catholic college preparatory secondary school for young women in Elizabeth, recently honored the students of the month for September.
TRENTON—The New Jersey State Library announces the award of $3,000 grants to 14 libraries to assist them with establishing and growing their graphic novel collections.
RAHWAY—The Taste, Rahway’s “Food Event Of The Year” will be held on Friday, Nov. 6, at the Rahway Recreation Center on Milton Avenue. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. and will run until 9:30 p.m.
EDISON—With millions of American children settled back into the routine of a new school year, it’s time for parents to get ready for parent-teacher conferences.
JERSEY CITY—Sophomore forward JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) and freshman forward ASHLEY CUNHA (Edison, NJ/Edison) each netted hat tricks and sophomore midfielder KATLIN VARGO (Edison, NJ/Union Catholic) contributed two goals as New Jersey City University sank the Dolphins, 11-0, on Wednesday.
FLORHAM PARK—AAA New Jersey invites Morris, Essex and Union County students to participate in AAA’s 66th annual Traffic Safety Poster Contest. The program encourages creativity and represents a unique opportunity for students to communicate safety messages to their peers. [smartads]…
RAHWAY—Money, Bucks, Dinero, Cash, Clams, Greenbacks, Booty, Pelf, Geld, Dough, Gold, Jack, Wampum, Lucre, Chips – we have a lot of words for the stuff they say makes the world go round…
UNION – Award-winning poet, writer, anthologist and educator, Naomi Shihab Nye, will examine multiculturalism in a lecture, “Variety is the Solution: A Look at How Literature Brings Us All Together in the World,” on Monday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m. in Wilkins Theatre, located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union.
UNION – The Holocaust Resource Center at Kean University will host historian, award-winning author and Holocaust scholar, Dr. Samuel Kassow, on Monday, Nov. 30, at 7:50 p.m. in Wilkins Theatre, located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union.