METUCHEN – Cablevision’s Power to Learn, along with former Gov. James Florio, Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono, and Metuchen Mayor Tom Vahalla, recognized Metuchen High School students as New Jersey Charity Champions for their efforts on behalf of the National Organization for Migration, a global charity helping to put an end to child slavery in Ghana.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the start of construction on a $21.5 million viaduct replacement project on Route 22 in Hillside Township.
TRENTON – Noting the negative impact that debt and the inability to legally drive can have on a person’s life, New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Acting Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez announced the creation of the MVC Surcharge Payment Incentive Program this week.
STATE — Surfrider, Sierra Club and Clean Ocean Action are organizing New Jersey residents to participate in a national event called Hands Across the Sand. The event will oppose offshore oil drilling and the threat it poses to New Jersey’s coastal economy and marine environment.
Nebbishes, fools and dreamers thrive in producer Judd Apatow’s generally raunchy comedies with a heart. Which is as it should be, if you ask Messrs Chaplin, Keaton and Allen.
Now might be the perfect time to clean out your closets and garage. If you give your gently used clothing and household items to charitable organizations, the New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) advises you don’t discard potentially valuable tax deductions with your donation:
“Drill, drill, drill, but don’t spill, spill, spill” is songwriter and humorist Brent Burns’ response to the BP oil spill. Doing what he does best, Burns has made a scathing indictment of the oil giant in his song and music video, “Drill, Drill, Drill.”
Dance Presentation • June 12 at 1 p.m. – The Carteret Public Library, 100 Cooke Ave., will hose award-winning dancer Guru Ramya Ramnarayan as she offers an interactive presentation about the ancient classical dance Bharatanatyam. For info, call 1-732-541-3830.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The first batch of rebate checks from the Affordable Care Act, which President Barack Obama signed into law in March, are being sent to seniors impacted by the Medicare Part D “donut hole,” U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced.
ELIZABETH–“I am proud to introduce Benedictine Academy’s (BA) 95th class of graduates…” declared Principal Kenneth Jennings, as the forty-six young women turned to face guests at Holy Spirit Church in Union at the Academy’s commencement ceremony on Thursday evening, June 3.