Scotch Plains Teens Spent Summer As Ambassadors

SCOTCH PLAINS—Union Catholic High School juniors Brittany D’Annunzio and Marissa Mastrocola, both residents of Scotch Plains, utilized the summer of 2009 to expand their knowledge and skills beyond the classroom setting by participating in the People to People Student Ambassador Program.

NJCU Women’s Soccer Team Earns Fifth Straight Win

JERSEY CITY—Sophomore striker JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) netted her 14th and 15th goals of the year, including one that snapped a 1-1 deadlock after sophomore midfielder KATLIN VARGO (Edison, NJ/Union Catholic) had tied it, and freshman forward ASHLEY CUNHA (Edison, NJ/Edison) collected her 10th goal as New Jersey City University rallied from a 1-0 deficit to post its fifth consecutive victory, defeating Lancaster Bible College, 4-2, in a non-conference women’s soccer game on Wednesday at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.

“9” is Science Fiction by the Numbers – 2 popcorns

The review of director Shane Acker’s “9” you really want to read is preferably rendered by a bright, precocious adolescent who, after attending Carnegie Mellon, hopes to excel in an occupation for which there is yet no name. He or she could condescendingly inform why this animated bit of post-apocalyptic sci-fi is either “awesome” or “just so puerile.”

Unico Makes Donation

CLARK – Renae LaPrete, Clark Interim Superintendent of Schools, receives a plaque and a book on Italian immigration from Clark Unico member Henry Varriano.

New Leadership

CLARK – Ralph Bernardo, newly-elected president of Clark Unico for 2009-10, receives congratulations from outgoing President Daniel Violante at the group’s recent installation dinner.