East Brunswick

Nurses graduate UCC & Trinitas

A class of 46 completed the co-operative nursing program offered through Trinitas School of Nursing and Union County College (UCC) in May. The graduates now hold nursing diplomas and Associate in Science degrees granted at graduation exercises held recently at…

Middlesex County 4-H day camp starting soon

Boys and girls who have completed grades 3 through 6 are invited to take part in Middlesex County 4-H’s Explorations Week day camp program. The Explorations Week (E-Week) program, hosted by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Youth Development program, will…

Wardlaw-Hartridge students honored

Upper School students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison were honored for their participation and achievement at the Honors Assembly on May 29 in the All-Purpose Room. The program began with a welcome by Rhona Eserner, Upper School Head, and…

NJ taxpayers got smoked in tobacco bond deal

Behind New Jersey’s Tobacco Bond Bailout, A Hedge Fund’s $100 Million Payday by Cezary Podkul | ProPublica TRENTON, N.J. — When state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff briefed lawmakers on New Jersey’s ailing budget in April, he brought good news. His office had just…

Superfund sites in New Jersey

For decades it was standard practice to dump waste on the ground, in rivers or to leave it out in the open. As a result, thousands of uncontrolled or abandoned contaminated sites were created. Some common contaminated sites include abandoned…

Holt near your home

STATE — Rep. Rush Holt (D-12) is holding a series of community offices in towns throughout central New Jersey. Members of Holt’s staff will be available to assist residents who are having problems with Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, the VA,…