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.
HIGHLAND PARK– On Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 at 1 p.m. the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County is offering a costumed presentation by Carol Simon Levin, “Bridge Builder in Petticoats: Emily Warren Roebling and the Brooklyn Bridge.” Learn about the woman who supervised most of the construction of the bridge after her husband’s illness.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Firefighters, students and other volunteers across the county will be engaged this month in lessons on fire safety for National Fire Prevention Month, held annually each October.
TRENTON – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher today visited Millhill Child and Family Development in Trenton to announce the awarding of Team Nutrition Training mini-grants to eight child care centers and 11 elementary and middle schools in the state with the goal of helping children make healthier food choices and improve their overall health.
STATE – New Jersey is under a Tornado Watch until 5 p.m. today, according to the National Weather Service.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Longtime Middlesex County Freeholder Stephen J. “Pete” Dalina died Saturday, Oct. 5, surrounded by his family. He was 83.
TRENTON – A former Middlesex County sheriff’s officer was sentenced today for assisting former Sheriff Joseph Spicuzzo in a jobs-for-cash scheme in which Spicuzzo collected about $112,000 in bribes from individuals seeking positions or promotions in the sheriff’s office. Paul…
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios said County Government in 2013 reached its goal of raising the already high quality of life in the County by enhancing programs, expanding services, maintaining its strong financial footing and building the tools that will attract jobs and industry to the county.