EDISON – The Wardlaw-Hartridge School girls’ soccer team is enjoying another impressive season, but this group does some very special things off the field as well. For the third consecutive year, the W-H girls joined their coaches and a group of parents and friends in The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in New York City.
NEWARK – Federal and state officials have reached an agreement on the amount of money New Jersey would pay to reimburse the federal government for money spent on a cancelled rail tunnel that would have expanded access between New Jersey and Manhattan.
Heart Walk • Oct. 1 – Join the American Heart Association at the Central Jersey Heart Walk at Duke Island Park, Bridgewater. Info: 1-609-208-0020 or www.centralnjheartwalk.org
PLAINFIELD — The Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a Plainfield man earlier today after he was charged in connection with a March homicide, Union County First Assistant Albert Cernadas, Jr. announced.
STATE – The FEMA/state Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close on Sundays, announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management.
STATE — Starting early next year, Bank of America will begin charging debit-card users a $5 per month fee to pay for purchases. Several other banks have also recently introduced or started testing debit card fees recently.
NEW BRUNSWICK – An extensive investigation of the police shooting that resulted in the death of a New Brunswick resident continues, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan said last night.
WOODBRIDGE – Featuring the sort of offensive firepower that game spectators have come to expect, Team Vitale – organized by State Senator Joseph Vitale and the Woodbridge Metro Chamber of Commerce – decimated their opponents, NJ 101.5, in an entertaining charity softball game to benefit Habitat for Humanity.
I couldn’t help but gasp when I saw the news clip this week about the arrest of a college student who charged twenty-five hundred dollars to at least six high school students in exchange for taking the SAT for them. Supposedly, this guy was a real pro at test taking. This must be true because he was attending Emory University, one of the most selective colleges in the country.
STATE – For the first time since he took office, more New Jersey voters disapprove of President Barack Obama than think he’s doing a good job.