RAHWAY — Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently held a one-day can drive as part of Red Ribbon Week. Students brought in and donated over 1,000 cans.
LINDEN — Democratic Councilman Derek Armstead and James Moore — who lost a 1993 re-election bid to the current mayor — are waging a grassroots campaign based on a new vision for the city’s future.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Anthony A. Caputo, retired director of the New Brunswick Police Department, announced the formation of Crime Stoppers of Middlesex County Inc., a non-profit organization that will offer rewards to the public for information leading to the arrests of suspects for a variety of crimes.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Taking a page from recent announcements of public-private partnerships formed to improve education and job opportunities and building on a federal program that supports returning college students, Middlesex County Freeholder Deputy Director Ronald G. Rios unveiled plans last night for the Middlesex County Education Stimulus Plan.
CARTERET–On Saturday, Oct. 30, Mayor Dan Reiman and the Carteret Business Partnership, Inc. will join with some of Carteret’s newest businesses to host the borough’s third annual Halloween Parade and Fall Festival.
STATE — New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center (NYBC), serving more than 20 million people in the metropolitan area, is calling upon its communities to participate in scheduled group blood drives, in light of the very tight inventories of blood – at or below the two-day “safety level.”
LINDEN — Mayor Richard Gerbounka’s back-to-back endorsements of top Republicans — John McCain in 2008 and Chris Christie in 2009 — is being repaid with a strong endorsement from local GOP activists.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Conservative Republican Congressional candidate Anna Little will be endorsed by the American Association of Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) at an event sponsored by the Republican Indian Committee tonight.
TRENTON — Social media and technology have created thousands of new ways to be a bully, posing significant challenges for school administrators, staff, parents and students, according to the New Jersey Association of School Administrators. Knowing how to deal effectively with these new circumstances will go a long way toward reducing the problem of cyberbullying.
UTICA, N.Y. – Thirty-one percent of voters say that negative campaign advertising makes them less interested in voting and 62% say ads this year are more negative than in other years.