Every year, millions of men and women lose their lives or suffer debilitating illnesses or injuries while at work. To honor these workers, Workers’ Memorial Day was established nationally in 1989 and commemorated each year on April 28.
COLONIA—Imagine living up to a legacy that no one can remember.
Sky Girl and the Superheroic Legacy, a new young adult novel from Joe Sergi, tells the story of DeDe Christopher, an average high school sophomore with dreams of winning the National Gymnastic Tournament and dating the school quarterback.
COLONIA—Members of the NJ STARS League at Middlesex County College assisted at the Eighth Annual Easter Parade and Egg Hunt March 27 to benefit a Colonia family who had fallen on hard times.
HIGHLAND PARK – Help beautify Highland Park by planting flowers for the 7th Annual Planting Day.
METUCHEN—The St. Joseph High School Theatre Company will be presenting The Sound of Music next weekend and the following weekend on the campus at 145 Plainfield Road, Metuchen. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students and seniors.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County will present a Build a Rain Barrel workshop on two occasions this spring at the EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Avenue, South Brunswick.
CRANBURY—The Rev. Karin R. Mitchell, Rector of St. David’s Episcopal Church in Cranbury has been chosen as one of 28 participants in the twenty-sixth class of the Clergy Leadership Project to take place in West Cornwall, Conn.
EDISON—The Middlesex County College Nursing Program has been accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). The program was accredited the first year it was eligible, which is after the first class has graduated.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A former president of a labor union representing corrections officers pleaded guilty today to a charge of stealing $66,300 from union coffers, Middlesex County First Assistant Prosecutor Julia McClure announced.
PERTH AMBOY—Mayor Wilda Diaz continues her Census 2010 efforts today as she encourages students to bring home the message about the importance of being counted.