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.
METUCHEN – School officials issued a safety alert after a man was arrested when several middle school students witnessed “lewdness” as they walked home from school on Dec. 4, according to an NJ.com report.
TRENTON – The state Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced an upcoming traffic pattern switch on Route 27 as construction progresses to the next stage on the bridge over the Middlesex Greenway, which runs along an abandoned Conrail freight railroad line in Metuchen.
METUCHEN — A raccoon found in the vicinity of Oak Avenue and Maple Avenue in Metuchen has tested positive for rabies, according to the Middlesex County Office of Health Services. This is the 13th rabid animal reported within Middlesex County for 2013 and the third in Metuchen.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Here are some memories from a contributor: “I worked for the Linwood Grove as a high school student, working in the snack bar, setting up and cleaning the ballroom. I later worked as a bartender. I believe that the picture was a postcard that the owners had made up for advertising purposes.”