Just the tip of the iceberg

RAHWAY — Students in Mrs. Rubino’s 3rd grade Gifted and Talented class at Roosevelt School in Rahway recently completed a mini unit on the Titanic. The tragic sinking of the Titanic in April 1912 has created an enduring fascination and interest in the ship and the fate of the people aboard. After researching about the ship, […]

Backyard Composting training courses to begin in Cranford

CRANFORD — My Green Cranford in conjunction with the Cranford Recycling Department has been awarded a $2,000 Sustainable Jersey Grant. The grant allocations will be used to start a Backyard Composting Program. The new program will be called My Green Gardens, and slotted to begin in spring 2013. Training courses will be offered to Cranford […]

Off to the races

Off to the races

CLARK — Recently, the Cub Scouts of Pack 145 of Clark held their annual Pinewood Derby. Above: The winners of the races pose with their various awards. Right, a set of cars wait for the ‘starting gun’ and a race to begin. Cub Scouts, with the help of parents, build their own cars from wood, […]

Union County week of February 21st

OBITUARIES: • BEER — Joseph B., formerly of Roselle Park; Feb. 9. Worked at IBM, 39 years old. • BENTKOWSKI — Thomas Stephen, of Cranford; Feb. 8. Master plumber, was 76. • CASTALDO — James T. Sr., of New Providence; Feb. 9. Chemical engineer, veteran. • CIUCCOLI — Concetta Connie, nee Crigliano, formerly of Kenilworth; […]

Union County College offers photography course

UNION COUNTY — If you enjoy taking pictures, learn how you can turn your passion into an income-generating business through a new non-credit certificate program at Union County College. Even if you just take pictures as a hobby, there are important techniques you can learn to improve your picture-taking abilities to get started. The class […]

Union County Colleges offers classes on preparing to sell your home

UNION COUNTY — If you are considering putting your home on the market this year, get a jump-start on the process by learning what works from a professional home stager. According to studies by Department of Housing and Urban Development, a “staged home” will sell in about half the time and for 17 percent more […]

YMCA Dance Company member receives grant

SCOTCH PLAINS — Amy Walejewsky, a member of the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Dance Company, received a workshop scholarship from the Associated Dance Teachers of New Jersey on Sunday, Jan. 20. This scholarship is awarded to only 12 students at every workshop based on positive attitude, active participation in the class, dance etiquette, enthusiasm for the work […]

Arc of Union County to hold Candlelight Ball

UNION COUNTY — The Arc of Union County is hosting the 49th Annual Candlelight Ball on Saturday, March 23, at L’Affaire in Mountainside. Each year more than 200 guests join The Arc to celebrate and honor those who with vision and commitment make a significant difference within the community. Companies in attendance network and hear […]

Linden bowlers capture North 2, Group 3 crown; Dekowski, with 675 series, qualifies for individual championships

Reid rolls team's high game of 265

The Linden bowling team, which finished second in the Union County Tournament competition at Jersey Lanes in Linden, captured the North 2, Group 3 crown Monday, with junior Andrew Dekowski qualifying for the individual championships. Here are Linden’s scores: Jimmy Fostinis: 165-183-193 – 541 Brandon Peters: 188-190-215 – 593 Christian Perez: 215-126-221 – 562 Briana […]