Woodbridge Students Honored

Woodbridge Students Honored—Seventy-eight students were recently inducted into the Middlesex County College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges. From Woodbridge, front row, left to right: Kelly Ann Cicalese, Valerie Gidzinski, Ann Tetar, Monica Jimenez,…

Two-Way Traffic Coming To Downtown Rahway

RAHWAY – Traffic patterns are changing because of downtown Rahway’s transformation. On or around May 15, Irving and Main streets will become open to two-way traffic. Prior to that change, several other streets will also see traffic pattern shifts. The…

Linden Parks Opening For Spring

LINDEN—The Linden Department of Recreation and Community Services has announced that five parks will open early this spring for Linden youth to enjoy informal activities and programs from May 19 through June 19. Wilson, Knosky, Milkosky, St. Marks and Sunnyside…

Rahway Sprinter Headed To Temple

Rahway Sprinter Headed To Temple—Rahway High School senior Andrea Butler (right) recently signed to attend Temple University on a track and field scholarship. Last year, Butler was named Star-Ledger Sprinter of the Year for the winter season.

Money Matters

Money Matters—Students in David Antunes’s third grade class at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway got a lesson on budgeting their money. A representative from Washington Mutual Bank of Rahway showed students the difference between what you want and what you…

Local Teen Among Honorees

GARWOOD—Erin Macee Callahan of Linden has been selected as “Teen Volunteer of the Year” by The Center of Hope Hospice & Palliative Care in Scotch Plains. They held their annual volunteer awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 16, at the Westwood…

Carteret Police Launch “Click It Or Ticket” Campaign

CARTERET—Beginning on May 19 and continuing through June 1, 2008, the Carteret Police Department and police departments throughout the state will be stepping up enforcement and education of New Jersey’s seat belt laws. This campaign ties into a nationwide mobilization…

ALJ Students Put On Puppetry Workshop

CLARK—On Saturday, April 19, three members of the ALJ Puppetry Club went with club advisor San D Hassselman to The College of New Jersey. Ashley Gallagher, a graduate of Arthur L. Johnson, and a member of TCNJ’s Theater Honor Society,…

Difficult Budget Requires Resident Input

By Assemblyman Joseph Vas The New Jersey FY 2009 Budget process is in full swing and I would like to take the time to bring residents of the 19th Legislative District up to speed on what has been occurring. As…