TRENTON – Citing dramatic cuts proposed for municipal aid, school aid and vital social services, 18th District Legislators – Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono, Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr, and Assemblyman Peter J. Barnes III – will hold a local budget hearing to gauge the impact these cuts would have on Middlesex County residents and help formulate more equitable alternatives to deal with the looming budget gap.
AVENEL – Last week, Woodbridge Township Mayor John E. McCormac, along with the members and volunteers of the Avenel-Colonia First Aid Squad and the Avenel Board of Fire Commissioners, unveiled a $10,000 REHAB Emergency Operations Tent & Command Center that will increase the Township’s response capabilities to emergency management operations.
[HouseholdHazardousWaste] NORTH BRUNSWICK—The Middlesex County Division of Solid Waste Management announced its Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day scheduled for Saturday, April 17.
SAYREVILLE-Here are some more past Sayreville bars that I never printed: In 1934, The Silver Arrow was on Upper Main St. on Route 4. It was formally The Gables. “Come up and see Nick and Bill.”
EDISON—Wen Shui (Plainsboro), left, shows her ceramic artwork to Daniella Toscanini (Edison) at the reception for the annual student visual art exhibition at Middlesex County College.
WOODBRIDGE—The Interfaith Clergy Council of Woodbridge Township, the Woodbridge Township Multi-Services Program on Aging, the Municipal Council, students and members of the public will remember and honor those lost to the Holocaust at a community service on Sunday, April 11 at the Evergreen Center, 400 Inman Avenue in Colonia.
EDISON—New Jersey’s 2010 Cherry Blossom Princess, Amanda Ussak of Edison was introduced to Capitol Hill Wednesday night at a reception in the Cannon House Office Building attended by Members of Congress, Japanese diplomats and Cherry Blossom princesses from around the country.
PERTH AMBOY — Perth Amboy Moda Camp will present a “Leap Into Spring” fashion show tonight at William C. McGinnis School, 271 State Street, Perth Amboy, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
NEWARK – John G. McCabe, Jr., the Acting Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration New Jersey Division joined Chief John U. Holland of the Nutley Police Department, Sheriff Armando Fontoura of the Essex County Sheriff’s Office and Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino to announce the arrests of 19 defendants in Operation Oxymoron on Wednesday.
TRENTON—A dental office billing manager has pleaded guilty for billing insurance companies for dental procedures not rendered, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen Taylor announced Thursday.