AREA – While Democrats and Republicans were choosing their parties’ candidates for the November general election on Tuesday, it was also the deadline for independent candidates to file their petitions to run.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A Middlesex County grand jury cleared a former Old Bridge school board member of charges that he had lured a 10-year-old child to an isolated part of the township in January.
EDISON – Shafeeq Ibraheem, an eighth grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, received Honorable Mention distinction in the 2010 Sejong Writing Competition, which is sponsored by The Sejong Cultural Society in Chicago, Ill.
TRENTON — Six New Jersey high school and middle school students were honored at the Statehouse on May 21 for their winning entries in the Department of Human Services’ Teen Media Contest. The contest, in its 15th year, helps promote parental responsibility in New Jersey’s youth.
SCOTCH PLAINS — Seniors and juniors were bedecked and bejeweled on the evening of June 8 as they gathered on campus at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison before boarding buses to attend their prom at Pantagis Renaissance in Scotch Plains.
HIGHLANDS – Mayor Anna Little declared victory this morning in a very close race against Diane Gooch in New Jersey’s 6th Congressional District Republican Primary. However, Gooch is not prepared to concede defeat until all the votes are counted.
AREA – Organization-backed candidates won most of the contested races on Tuesday’s primary ballots. The main exception was Linden.
CLARK — Mother Seton Regional High School in Clark held commencement exercise on May 27. Sister Regina Martin, Principal, awarded diplomas to the graduates.
EDISON — The Kindergarten students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison received their diplomas on the afternoon of Tuesday, June 8, during a special graduation ceremony.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Telephone service into the Middlesex County Administration Building and some outlying buildings is currently down due to a Verizon Central Office problem.