PORT READING – The parents of nine-year-old Michael Stetson will no longer have to worry about how they’re going to replace their son’s outgrown wheelchair thanks to Convaid Wheelchairs. Convaid is donating a brand new Rodeo Wheelchair to help young Michael, who sustained a brain injury at birth leaving him with Cerebral Palsy, visually impaired and with various other health issues that call for around the clock care.
TRENTON — The Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife is urging motorists to be on the alert for white-tailed deer on the roadways with the arrival of the fall breeding season, especially during the morning and evening commutes when visibility may be poor and deer activity is likely to be higher.
CLARK — As part of the Clark School District’s ongoing commitment to providing a bully-free environment, the district has launched the nationally acclaimed Olweus Bullying Prevention Program each of the district schools. Olweus is a research-based program that takes steps to end bullying.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie’s profile on the national stage is on the rise, but he’s also enjoying newfound popularity at home in the Garden State, according to the latest Monmouth University/NJ Press Media Poll.
CRANFORD—The Friends of the Cranford Public Library will present “Two Sides of Celtic,” featuring Celtic harpists Gráinne Hambly and William Jackson, on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A former New Brunswick police sergeant with mishandling 81 internal affairs investigations over a five-year period, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Anthony A. Caputo announced.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie endorsed former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s bid for president today at a surprise joint appearance in New Hampshire this afternoon.
PERTH AMBOY – Police arrested a senior state corrections officer for allegedly buying cocaine moments before they planned to execute a search warrant at a suspected drug dealer’s home on Friday, authorities said.
UNION COUNTY — At the beginning of the 2011-12 school season, Union County Crime Stoppers officially launched its Campus Crime Stoppers program in all Union County middle and high schools.
HAMILTON – Thousands of consumers each year complain about car repair rip-offs. And in these tough financial times, it’s more important than ever for motorists to protect their cars and their wallets. AAA Mid-Atlantic is observing National Car Care Month in October by warning motorists about the top ten car repair rip-offs and advising car owners where to find trustworthy automotive services.