Rahway student one of 36 selected as Scholastic Kid Reporter

Rahway student one of 36 selected as Scholastic Kid Reporter

RAHWAY, NJ — Scholastic Corp. announced recently that Rahway student Sasha Powell, a 12-year-old seventh-grader who attends the Rahway 7th and 8th Grade Academy, has been selected to join the award-winning Scholastic Kid Press program, which is a team of 36 Kid Reporters from all over the world that reports “news for kids, by kids.” […]

Linden Airport proves itself a useful commodity

Linden Airport proves itself a useful commodity

LINDEN, NJ — While larger airports such Newark Liberty International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport may attract more attention, sometimes smaller places such as Linden Airport can get the job done better. When Polish President Andrzej Duda recently visited Linden, Linden Airport operator and pilot Paul Dudley said, people were a little worked […]

Roselle Public Schools joins a national network of innovative school districts

Roselle Public Schools joins a national network of innovative school districts

ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle Public Schools recently announced that it is one of 37 school districts joining the League of Innovative Schools, which is a national coalition of forward-thinking K-12 school districts organized by Digital Promise, a nonprofit organization with the mission to accelerate innovation in education and improve the opportunity to learn through technology […]

Poland’s president and first lady visit Polish community in Linden

Poland’s president and first lady visit Polish community in Linden

LINDEN, NJ — Polish President Andrzej Duda and first lady Agata Kornhauser-Duda caused quite a stir when they visited Linden’s Polish community, following Mayor Derek Armstead’s invitation. The couple’s visit to Linden High School led to bumper-to-bumper traffic, as security made sure the area was airtight. Approximately 600 people packed the auditorium to enjoy Polish […]

Gov. Murphy welcomed to school’s ribbon-cutting ceremony in Hillside

Gov. Murphy welcomed to school’s ribbon-cutting ceremony in Hillside

HILLSIDE, NJ — Many dignitaries attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the new Hillside Innovation Academy on Thursday, Sept. 23, starting with Gov. Phil Murphy, who was the honored guest. Murphy was joined by state Assemblyman Jamel Holley, Kean University President Lamont Repollet, state Sen. Nicholas P. Scutari and state Sen. Joseph Cryan, among others. […]

Union Township celebrates Hispanic heritage

Union Township celebrates Hispanic heritage

UNION — Union Township’s sixth annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration drew a large crowd of residents to enjoy zesty Hispanic foods, festive music and games with friends and family at Biertuempful Park on Winslow Avenue on Friday, Sept. 17. Live music was provided by Armando Son Jimenez y Orquesta, Son Milanes, a mariachi band, flamenco and […]