ELIZABETH—The Union County freeholders will hold two open public hearings for the review of the 2010 executive budget.
ELIZABETH—On Wednesday, the Port Authority and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency launched an aggressive program to replace up to 636 of the oldest, most polluting trucks serving the Port of New York and New Jersey with newer models that generate less pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
TETERBORO – New Jersey Department of Transportation Acting Commissioner Jim Simpson joined NJDOT road crews on Route 46 in Teterboro on Wednesday to kick off the springtime pothole repair season.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County Freeholder H. James Polos was joined Wednesday morning by state officials for the launch of the county’s new sustainability web site, the first result of the Middlesex County Sustainability Plan. The plan is the first of its kind in New Jersey and will be used as a model statewide.
UNION—First Baptist Church of Vauxhall recently donated $15,000 to the Red Cross to support earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. Nathan Rudy, Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross Tri-County Chapter, attended the church’s Heritage Day program on Sunday, Feb. 21, and accepted the check.
MADISON, Wis.—The human body is composed of about 70 percent water.
Take that as a hint.
CLARK– Residents of Clark have an opportunity to join the movement to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays by participating in Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3), an historic study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations.
SAYREVILLE-On March 17, 1951 St. Patrick’s Day was celebrated at Coby’s on Routes 9 and 4, at Rose’s Corner. There was Irish music and songs by the orchestra. Corned beef and cabbage was served.
RAHWAY — Police are looking for witnesses to a fatal accident that took place this morning on Old Lake Avenue near the intersection of West Hazelwood Avenue.
MONROE — Six houses in opulent neighborhoods were converted to high-tech marijuana factories, where authorities seized more than 115 pounds of pot and 3,370 growing plants worth a combined $10 million — New Jersey’s largest marijuana seizure ever, according to a report from the Cliffview Pilot.