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Hillcrest Academy North Holds Student Awards Night

SCOTCH PLAINS—On Thursday, June 11, Hillcrest Academy North, an alternative high school located on Plainfield Avenue in Scotch Plains, held its first annual Student Awards Dinner at Westlake School to honor the outstanding achievement of their students.

New Initiative Aims To Combat Underage Drinking ‘Down the Shore’

POINT PLEASANT BEACH – On Tuesday, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced a comprehensive law enforcement and public awareness effort by the Divisions of Alcoholic Beverage Control and Highway Traffic Safety to combat underage drinking in Jersey Shore resort areas this summer.

Establishing Minimum Standards For The Safety Of Financial Products

Given the urgency and severity of the financial crisis, it is not surprising that most policymakers have to date been focused on here-and-now tactical initiatives to stabilize the financial system, rather than laying the foundation for a more sound and better regulated system in the future.

Carteret Mayor Announces Summer Concerts Series

CARTERET—Carteret Mayor Reiman recently joined with Councilman Vinny Bellino to announce that the borough has received $4,500, an appropriation requested to help finance its 4th annual “Concerts by the Bay” series. The arts grant was awarded by Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission, and will fund its popular live music series at Waterfront Park.

Rahway Scholar-Athletes Honored

RAHWAY—The Sideliners Booster Club, the athletic booster club of Rahway High School, held its annual All-Sports Banquet on May 27. During the dinner, scholar athletes from Rahway High School were honored for outstanding achievement on the court, in the field and in the classroom.

Rahway Farmers Market Returns

RAHWAY—The “Jersey Fresh” Farmers Market has returned to Downtown Rahway at Rahway Train Station Plaza on East Milton Avenue and Irving Street. The Farmers Market will be open every Thursday, now through Oct. 15, from noon until 6 p.m.