EDISTON, NJ -- Students from The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison who participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Safety Ambassador program provided tips to second graders. Items addressed included Safety In and Around Cars, Pedestrian Safety, How to Prevent Falls and Proper Use of Helmets in Wheeled Sports. Pictured with Dawn Francavilla, Director of Student Life, from left: Brittney Wilson of North Plainfield, Alex Vargas of Dunellen, Jason Yin of Scotch Plains, Ovidio Chavez of Elizabeth, Ryan Petela of Clark, Kelton Estabrook of Plainfield, Sarah Hoffman of Cranford and Cathy Bi of Edison.
Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Serve as Safety Ambassadors
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By JIM LAMBERTMarch 21, 2018
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By WESTFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARYMarch 20, 2018
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By UNION COUNTY OFFICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATIONMarch 20, 2018
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By EDUCATIONAL SERVICES COMMISSION OF NEW JERSEYMarch 20, 2018
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By JIM LAMBERTMarch 20, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Members of Union Catholic's Performing Arts Company, who are part of the cast and crew of the spring musical, "The Mystery of Edwin Drood, were recognized at a special breakfast on Monday morning at the school.
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