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Brown Joins College As Project Manager For Green Workforce Service Program

CRANFORD – On Dec. 6, Union County College hired David G. Brown, II to serve as the Project Manager of its new Green Workforce Service Program which is a part of the college’s Industry-Business Institute.

Bank Offers “Financial New Year’s Resolutions” for 2011

JERSEY CITY — With 2010 drawing to a close and New Year’s Eve right around the corner, consider making a different resolution this year. Since getting out of debt and improving your financial situation is perennially atop the list of most popular New Year’s resolutions, make 2011 the year you finally whip your finances into shape.

County Commission Calls for “Citizens of the Year” Nominations

MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Commission on the Status of Women, dedicated to advocating for all women in Middlesex County and to providing an effective forum to identify and address women’s issues and concerns, is calling for nominations for its first “Citizens of the Year” Awards.

Zielinski Honored As Historian Of The Year

LINDEN — Marybeth Strano, acting president of the Linden Historical Society, and Michael Demkowicz, society vice president, presented “The Historian of the Year Award” to Stephen T. Zielinski at the Linden City Council Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 21.

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: Why did 34 million wild sockeye salmon return to the Fraser River in British Columbia this year? The run had been declining for 20 years before now. — David B., Seattle, WA

NJ Snowbound After Storm

STATE — The season’s first major storm blanketed the state Sunday, with the deepest snow was recorded in Elizabeth, where 31 inches fell.

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