Highland Park

County To Commemorate Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day

Middlesex County Freeholder Kenneth Armwood

HIGHLAND PARK — On Saturday, Dec. 21, the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, along with the Borough of Highland Park and many Middlesex County homeless service providers and advocacy organizations, will partner to honor and memorialize all those whom have died homeless during 2013.

One year of senseless silence on gun violence

Voice of the People by James J. Devine

One year ago today, we lost 26 fellow Americans to gun violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. We lost 20 of our youngest students, and six dedicated school workers. To mark the anniversary of that tragedy with…

Officials Honor Two Middlesex County Schools For Nutrition, Physical Activity Initiatives

Principal Florence Carter at center with NJDA’s Karen Krawczun, PTA members, BOE members, Freeholder Charles Kenny, Pomptonian representatives and School Superintendent Vincent Caputo. (Photo courtesy of the NJ Dept. of Agriculture)

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – United States Department of Agriculture and New Jersey Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition officials presented Bartle Elementary School in Highland Park and Campbell Elementary School in Metuchen with Healthier US School Challenge Awards last week, recognizing the schools for promoting good nutrition and physical activity.

Pallone Promotes Affordable Care Act

Rep. Frank Pallone

HIGHLAND PARK — On Monday, Dec. 9, Congressman Frank Pallone Jr. co-hosted an ACA enrollment event at the Highland Park Board of Health with Highland Park Councilwoman Susan Welkovits and the Board of Health Chairwoman, Diane Heimlich. Pallone, senior Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, discussed the benefits and savings possible as a result of the health reform law.

Medical Supply Store Operators Sentenced To Prison For Medicaid Fraud

Photo credit: bloomsberries

TRENTON — The operators of a Highland Park medical supply store were sentenced to three years in state prison today for their roles in a scheme that cost the state’s Medicaid program at least $150,000, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced.

New Brunswick Elks Helps Veterans In Highland Park

NEW BRUNSWICK — New Brunswick Elks Lodge 324 will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 2, to commemorate the installation of a chairlift to help the disabled ascend and descend stairs at the All Saints Veterans Apartments in Highland Park.

Highland Park Gratitude Graffiti Project Encourages Thankful Thoughts

HIGHLAND PARK – Buried underneath the holiday stuffing and pumpkin pie lies the real purpose of Thanksgiving – to be thankful. This year, Highland Park, along with several other cities throughout New Jersey, is encouraging people to revisit that idea of gratitude and appreciation.

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