HIGHLAND PARK – The 2nd Annual Run in the Park to Honor Riki Jacobs is slated for May 23 and organizers are hoping to double the number of participants.
PERTH AMBOY – Spaces are available for rental to sell food, arts & crafts and novelties at the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc., 24th annual Roberto Clemente Festival.
PERTH AMBOY – Raritan Bay Medical Center has released a calendar of community events planned this spring.
CLARK–The Coalition for Sewer Rate Relief today publicly called on Gov. Chris Christie to investigate the Rahway Valley Sewer Authority (RVSA), citing rampant waste, mismanagement and abuse as the rationale.
FORT LEE, Va. – The son of a Carteret couple recently traded his Kevlar helmet for a chef’s hat during one of the largest culinary competitions of its kind in the United States.
ISELIN—Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ: MSEX), a provider of water and wastewater services primarily in New Jersey and Delaware, announced Friday that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Montague Water Company, Inc. and Montague Sewer Company, Inc. in Montague, New Jersey.
PERTH AMBOY – City Council members failed to adopt an ordinance that would have switched Perth Amboy’s non-partisan municipal elections from May to November starting in 2012 at last week’s meeting.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Students from three area high schools were recognized last night as winners of Middlesex County’s first ever CleanPower Choice video PSA contest, which produced 30-second videos encouraging viewers to choose renewable energy sources to power their homes and businesses.
WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge Town Hall will host a one-day ‘Passport Satellite Office’ on Thursday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Middlesex County Clerk’s Office, along with the Woodbridge Township Municipal Clerk’s Office, will be accepting applications for U.S. Passports in the Council Meeting Room (First Floor), Woodbridge Municipal Building, located at 1 Main Street.
EDISON—Restaurants from all over the area will be offering samples of their best dishes at the Middlesex County College Alumni Association food tasting on Wednesday, April 21. The event, which will run from 6-9 p.m., is a fundraiser for the association’s scholarship fund.