MILLBURN — Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre have ignited the careers of many notable performers, all of whom attended high school in New Jersey.
HELMETTA – The Middlesex County Public Health Department is reporting that a raccoon tested positive for rabies in Helmetta, in the vicinity of Railroad Avenue and John Place.
EDISON — Eileen K. Palumbo, director of shared service benefits at Johnson & Johnson and a member of the Middlesex County College Board of Trustees, was presented with the 2010 Alumna of the Year Award during Celebration Day, an annual event that honors members of the college community.
Taylor Lier of Edison High School was presented a 2010 Caring Award by the Middlesex County Guidance Council.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A New Brunswick man was convicted of robbing a 40-year-old woman at knifepoint on a city street as she was walking home from work, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced yesterday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ-7) will hold a service academy information fair for Seventh Congressional District high school students on Saturday, June 12 in Woodbridge.
PISCATAWAY – St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 1101 River Road, Piscataway, announces its 37th Annual Greek Festival, taking place May 14 – 16. Hours of operation are Friday, 11 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 1 a.m., and Sunday, noon– 8 p.m.
Document Shredding • May 15 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Prudential New Jersey Properties, 1260 Springfield Ave., New Providence, will hold a public document shredding event to help residents dispose of private household papers to protect against identity theft. Items that can be shredded include paper, books, magazines, binders and notepads.
WOODBRIDGE—Members of the American Legion Unit 87 Auxiliary in Woodbridge understand the sacrifice our Armed Forces have made to preserve freedom.
From Harold Miller: “Further west in Edison were several doctors and dentists who had offices along the boulevard. The good thing about living in this area back then was that it had two public service buses running from Highland Park to downtown Perth Amboy.