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MR. AND MRS. MARK WUSATY
(She is the former Miss Maureen McCabe)
Miss Maureen McCabe Is Bride of Mark Wusaty
Miss Maureen McCabe, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerard McCabe of Westfield, was married on Saturday, May 15, to Mark Wusaty. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wusaty of Edison.
The afternoon ceremony took place at the Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church in Westfield, with the bride escorted down the aisle by her father.
Officiating at the nuptials was the Reverend Matthew Looney, with the Reverend Ugo Fraraccio and the Reverend Raymond Ortman as concelebrants. A reception followed at The Old Mansion in Elizabeth.
Mrs. Elisa Della Rocco of Fanwood was the matron of honor. The bridal attendants included Ms. Jacquelyn Dupras of Union, Mrs. Laura Miara and Mrs. Patricia Thomson, both of Atlantic Highlands; Mrs. Denise Steffie of Pennsylvania and Mrs. Megan Tandy of Madison. Miss Allyssa Miara and Miss Samantha Miara of Atlantic Highlands were the flower girls.
Peter Torok of Edison was the best man. Serving as ushers were Gerard McCabe, Jr. of Colonia, Michael McCabe and Dr. Timothy McCabe, both of Westfield; Sameer Rastogi and Jeffrey Tierney, both of Edison.
A graduate of Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains and York College in Pennsylvania, the bride obtained her Associate in Applied Science Degree from Middlesex County College in Middlesex. She is employed as a dental hygienist at the Westfield Pediatric Dental Group.
The bridegroom is a graduate of Edison High School and Rutgers University in New Brunswick, where he received a degree in biology. He is employed as a research biologist by FMC Corporation in Princeton.
The rehearsal dinner was hosted by the parents of the bridegroom at Cortina Restaurant in Cranford.
Following a wedding trip to St. Lucia in the British West Indies, the couple reside in Clark.
Daniel Vincent Born to Russos
Vincent and Christine Russo have announced the birth of their son, Daniel Vincent Russo, on Saturday, November 6, at Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington.
Daniel weighed 7 pounds and 15 ounces and measured 21 inches in length at birth.
He joins his brother, Drew, 17 months old.
Daniel’s maternal grandparents are Paul and Barbara Ranaldo of Westfield.
His paternal grandparents are Matthew and Rose Russo, also of Westfield.
Webers Welcome Russell Robert
Mary and Rick Weber of Westfield have announced the birth of their son, Russell Robert Weber, on Friday, October 8, at 3:19 p.m. in Somerset Medical Center in Somerville.
Russell weighed 8 pounds and 8¾ ounces and measured 20¼ inches in length at birth.
He joins his sister, Rachel, 5, and his brother, Ryan, 3.
Russell’s maternal grandparents are the late Lena and John Herguth, who had been residents of Westfield.
Jeanne and Larry Krizer of Clark are his paternal grandparents.
Russell’s paternal great-grandparents are Helen and John Balogh of Irvington.
Woman’s Club of Westfield To Feature Herbist Lecture
WESTFIELD — The Woman’s Club of Westfield will meet on Monday, December 6, at 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church to hear Cheryl Wiley, the owner of HerbsSpice-Everything Nice Herb Farm, speak and demonstrate making holiday wreaths and gift items.
Ms. Wiley describes herself as a herbist and has gained her experience and knowledge of herbs as the result of years of experimenting in 1,200 square feet of greenhouse space and two acres of shale and clay-based land in South Plainfield.
Ms Wiley has lectured at clubs and associations throughout New Jersey
and holds a certification of Greenhouse Management from Rutgers University. She is a grower of over 200 varieties of herbs and flowers and is a consultant to herb and flower growers in New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania.
For more information, please call (908) 654-3946.
The Woman’s Club of Westfield is associated with the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs and the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, an international organization with over a million members in the United States and in 20 countries.
LEARNING ABOUT HERBS…The Woman’s Club of Westfield will hold its general meeting on Monday, December 6, at 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church with Cheryl Wiley, the owner of Herbs-Spice-Everything Nice Herb Farm, as speaker and demonstrator of holiday wreaths and gift items.
History of Arts Workshop Discussed at Historical Society
WESTFIELD The 27-year history of Westfield’s New Jersey Workshop for the Arts will be described by its founder and executive director, Dr. Theodore K. Schlosberg, at the First Wednesday luncheon of the Westfield Historical Society at noon on Wednesday, December 1, at B.G. Fields Restaurant in Westfield.
Dr. Schlosberg, while a music teacher at Edison School in 1972, started the Workshop to provide a facility for students to continue music training during the summer. Today, its enrollment includes students from 3 1/2 year old toddlers to 93year-old seniors pursuing arts from horns to fencing.
Enrollment, which started in 1972 at about 100 during the summer, expanded in the 1980s to an all-year program for about 750 students taught
by about 80 teachers. Today, several hundred students, parents, faculty and staff pass through its doors at 152 East Broad Street each week.
Dr. Schlosberg has formal training in 18 musical instruments.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music and Master of Music Degree in instrument study and conducting at Trenton State College and his Doctorate Degree in Creative Arts Education at Rutgers University.
Regular attendees at the First Wednesday luncheon will be contacted by a committee of the historical society to verify their reservations.
Space permitting, the public is welcome to attend by calling (908) 2332930 before noon on Monday, November 29, for seating information.
Scotch Plains Woman’s Club Honors Women Veterans
WOMEN WHO SERVED…The Scotch Plains Woman’s Club recently honored women veterans of World War II. Pictured, from left to right, are: front row, Mary Blanes, Past President of the Martin Wallberg American Legion in Westfield Auxiliary and Dorothy McGrath, and back row, Celeste Krowicki, Dorothy Bidwell and Marjorie Schmidt.
SCOTCH PLAINS – The Scotch Plains Woman’s Club, a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, honored women veterans at its monthly meeting on November 10 at the Scotch Hills Country Club in Scotch Plains.
Honored were veterans from World War II, including Dorothy Bidwell, Marjorie Schmidt, Dorothy McGrath and Celeste Krowicki.
The club presented a donation to The Women in Military Service for America Memorial Education Cen
ter. Club member Mary Blanes, who is Past President of the Martin Wallberg American Legion in Westfield Auxiliary, spoke about the Legion’s support of veterans’ issues.
The club will meet in December at B.G. Fields Restaurant in Westfield.
Richard Blauvelt of The Berkeley Florist and Garden Center will present “Fresh Flower Arranging” at the group’s meeting on Wednesday, January 12, at 1 p.m.
Virginia Rachko is Honored For Volunteerism at Gala
SCOTCH PLAINS – FanwoodScotch Plains College Club member and Past President Virginia “Ginger” Rachko was honored November 7 at the Scotch Plains Mayor’s Charity Gala as the Female Volunteer of the Year. The event was held at the Twin Brooks Country Club in Watchung.
Ms. Rachko, a life long resident of Scotch Plains, is a teacher at the Burnett Street School in Newark. Prior to that, she taught for over 20 years at St. Bartholomew School in Scotch Plains.
In 1994, she was acknowledged in
Who’s Who of America’s Teachers and in 1996 she received the Teacher of Excellence Award from the Archdiocese of Newark.
Ms. Rachko has been an active member of the College Club since 1983 and
served as an officer from 1988 through 1996. She has been a judge for the Spelling Bee and Wild Life Poster Contests and has also assisted with the Halloween Parade.
She has additionally served as a volunteer in the Scotch Plains Public Library and offered free tutoring to adults and children in need of help academically and financially.
She is a Eucharistic Minister and has served both as a member and President of the Parish Council and Rosary Alter Society at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church in Scotch Plains.
The College Club raises money for college scholarships and conducts several fund-raising and social events throughout the year.
The organization is currently seeking new members. Individuals interested in joining the club or seeking more information may call Anna Martinelli at (908) 233-1601 or send an e-mail to AnnaMartinelli @aol.com.
Widowed Persons Announce Meeting
MOUNTAINSIDE — The Widowed Persons Activities group meets on the second Sunday of every month at 2 p.m. in Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Mountainside.
There is a program at each meeting, followed by a social period. There are several dinner dances and other outside activities such as dinner/theater trips.
A monthly newsletter reports on events and happenings among members.
For information, please call Ed Lehecka at (908) 232-4159.
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