Clothing Drive • May 1 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. – Holy Family Parish, 215 Pershing Ave., Carteret, will hold a clothing drive in the parking lot. Clean clothing, linens and sneakers will be accepted in plastic garbage bags. For info, call Debbie at 1-732-541-5736.
PERTH AMBOY – On May 1, Perth Amboy High School will be hosting an “International Festival-United for All” Benefit to aid the earthquake relief efforts in Haiti and Chile. The whole community is invited to attend this event, which will last from noon to 4 p.m.
STATE – As teenagers anxiously await prom and graduation celebrations, nervous parents are hoping their children celebrate safely and responsibly. Curfews may be broken, seat belts forgotten and alcohol consumed. What should be a happy time for students might be remembered for all the wrong reasons.
In a great, Pulitzer-worthy shot beneath the sea, co-directors Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud frame a dolphin perplexedly examining a ditched shopping cart, much the way we might ponder the appearance of some flotsam the Martians dropped on our front lawn.
STATE — The NJEA filed suit against the State of New Jersey Wednesday over recently enacted legislation which will take 1.5 percent of salary from public school employees as a requirement to qualify for health insurance coverage.
TRENTON – Permit and Probationary License holders under the age of 21, and their parents or guardians, are reminded that Kyleigh’s Law, which requires the use of license plate decals, will take effect Saturday, May 1.
SOMERSET—State and federal disaster assistance payments are bringing needed financial help to homeowners, renters and business owners who suffered damages in the severe storms and flooding of mid-March.
MADISON, Wis. — Think about hearing protection like sunblock – don’t go out for your noisy summer activities without it.
STATE—Attorney General Paula T. Dow today announced a revised AMBER Alert plan designed to provide law enforcement officials with clear criteria to determine when they should activate the emergency broadcast system to seek public assistance in locating a child who was recently abducted and is believed to be in danger, including family abductions.
NEW BRUNSWICK—An eighth grade English teacher pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of improperly touching and kissing a 14-year-old female student nearly four years ago, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan.