WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, New Jersey lawmakers announced over $5 million in federal funding for transportation projects and highway and pedestrian safety. This federal funding was awarded to the New Jersey State Department of Transportation by the Federal Highway Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The county health department and Board of Chosen Freeholders are recently announced the winners of the “Get Active. Eat Right. Be Healthy.” poster contest.
EAST BRUNSWICK – The Hellenic Dancers of New Jersey will celebrate Greek Independence Day on Sunday, March 21, at East Brunswick Vocational School, 112 Rues Lane, with a performance of traditional Greek folk dance from 3 – 5 p.m. Light refreshments will be available for purchase during intermission.
EDISON—Edison Wetlands Association is holding a breakfast buffet on Saturday, March 6, from 9 a.m. to noon, hosted by the Edison Italian American Club Auxiliary at 1997 Woodbridge Avenue in Edison.
EAST BRUNSWICK—On Saturday, March 27, Middlesex County’s 4-H Junior Council will present “Breakfast with the Bunnies” at the Middlesex County 4-H Center, 645 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick.
PERTH AMBOY— The Mayor’s Wellness Campaign “Put Your Community in Motion” Health Fair will be held on Saturday, March 6. The event will take place in the Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center, 1 Olive Street.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The New Jersey State Bar Foundation will address the needs of students with disabilities and their parents when it presents a free public seminar dealing with special education on Wednesday, March 17, 7-9 p.m. at the New Jersey Law Center, One Constitution Square off Ryders Lane in New Brunswick. Admission is free but registration is required.
NEWARK—A former employee of a Hudson County based interstate trucking company pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud in connection with his scheme to defraud the business of over $900,000, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
EDISON—Upper School students from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison Charles Kennedy of Watchung, Mariel Kennedy of Watchung, Adhiraj Sirohi of Edison, Charles Pivnichny of Plainfield, Alex Wang of Somerville, Daniel Marques of Elizabeth, Saheela Ibraheem of Piscataway, and Greg Lamparello of Watchung attended the Junior Statesmen of America Convention in Washington, D.C. from Feb. 26 to 28.
AVENEL—Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac visited the children at the Woodbridge Child Care Center in Avenel on March 4 to read to them in celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday.