Daily Archives: January 30, 2013

Carteret Fire Department Receives New Foam Tender Fire Vehicle

CARTERET — Mayor Daniel J. Reiman has joined with Carteret Fire Battalion Chief Mark Hruska to announce that the borough has been awarded a new foam tender firefighting vehicle through a pass-through FEMA grant from Middlesex County.

[OPINION] Edison Chamber Honored To Host Mayor’s State Of Township Speech

The Edison Chamber of Commerce was honored again this year for being asked to host the Annual State of the Edison Township Address by Mayor Ricigliano. We extend accolades to the co-host Pines Manor for their superb accommodations.

Rahway Funeral Home Serves As Movie Set

RAHWAY – The Petit-Davis Funeral Home in Rahway was recently the site of a movie shoot. Director Jesse Gustafson and writer/producer Nicole DeMasi chose the funeral home to be a key location in their film about an estranged father and son who are struggling to repair their relationship while attending two funerals in one day.

NJ Health Dept. Reminds Residents To Take Precautions To Avoid Norovirus

TRENTON — New Jersey is experiencing an increase in norovirus outbreaks and Health Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd reminds residents to take precautions to protect their health. Colds and flu are not the only infections that thrive in the winter. Norovirus – sometimes called the stomach flu, viral gastroenteritis, or food poisoning – also likes the colder weather.

Democrats Want To Keep NJ Retailers From Charging Credit Card Processing Fees

TRENTON – Spurred by a recent nationwide change to Visa and MasterCard regulations that allows retailers to impose credit card processing fees on customers, Senators Jim Whelan, Bob Gordon and Nia H. Gill yesterday introduced a consumer advocacy bill that would protect New Jersey residents from point-of-purchase surcharges for using their credit cards.

McCormac Highlights Sandy Response, Economic Development In Annual Speech

WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John McCormac gave his seventh annual State of the Township report before the Woodbridge Metro Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, again pointing out that Woodbridge is the “Best Town Around.”

ALJ Soccer Player Honored At Seton Hall University

CLARK — On Sunday, Jan. 27, Samantha Rodrigues, of Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark joined over 150 female student-athletes from New Jersey’s high schools, colleges, and universities at Seton Hall University in celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day.

Rahway 3rd Graders Get Ready For Black History Month

Isaiah Nunez from Ms. Kaitlin Fielder's class practices presenting his 'Benjamin Banneker' presentation to his class. (Photo courtesy of Franklin School)

RAHWAY — Third graders at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway have created Microsoft PowerPoint presentations on famous African Americans, working in the school’s computer lab with Linda Lampert, the elementary technology facilitator, along with the help of their classroom teacher.

“Night of Champions” Recognizes Elizabeth Students’ Excellence In Athletics & The Arts

ELIZABETH – On Wednesday, Jan. 23, 225 athletes and band members of the Elizabeth Public Schools, joined family and friends, district team members, and the Board of Education in the Dunn Sports Center for a large-scale celebration of Elizabeth Public Schools’ achievements in athletics and the arts.