LINDEN– Doris J. Henel, a lifetime Linden resident, has been chosen as the city’s 35th Annual Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year.
EDISON – Middlesex County College hosted a dinner to honor the winners of the a 2011 Caring Awards, presented by the Middlesex County Guidance Council earlier this month. The Caring Award, given to one student from each high school in the county, is for outstanding volunteer community service.
Dear EarthTalk: My daughter loves those press-on tattoos, and they’re frequently given out at birthday parties and other events.
CARTERET – Middlesex County and Carteret officials put the first shovels in the ground today for a project to reconstruct the County’s 83-acre Joseph Medwick Park in Carteret.
Users of the PlayStation Network, an online game and music service utilized by approximately 77 million owners worldwide of the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable video game devices, may be at risk for identity theft.
UNION COUNTY – Voters will head to the polls on Wednesday, April 27, to elect members to their local school boards and decide on the annual public school budget for their community.
UTICA, N.Y. – Fifty-seven percent of likely voters believe it’s time to elect someone new as President while just 37 percent agree that Barack Obama deserves to be re-elected, according to the latest interactive poll from IBOPE Zogby.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Perth Amboy and Carteret are participating in the second National Take Back Initiative, headed by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), to help residents get rid of unwanted prescription medications.
Dear EarthTalk: Is air quality in the United States improving or getting worse? Is it cleaner in some parts of the country than in others? — K. Gould, Sherman Oaks, CA
TRENTON – ATrenton man pleaded guilty to leading a network that trafficked guns to Trenton from the Eastern Shore of Virginia, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced Monday. The defendant was linked to guns recovered in connection with several homicide investigations and a narcotics investigation.