EAST BRUNSWICK—The New Jersey Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission will present a lecture by William Gillette, Ph.D., a professor of history at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, on Monday, March 22.
EAST BRUNSWICK—Jewish Family and Vocational Service of Middlesex County announced a new bereavement support group that will be held at East Brunswick Jewish Center on Ryder’s Lane in East Brunswick, every Wednesday beginning March 24 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. (except for March 31).
EDISON—Eight Middlesex County College adjunct faculty members were honored for service during Adjunct Faculty Development Day, an annual professional enrichment program at the College held March 6.
EDISON—Museo de pyramides, a special museum filled with specially-crafted Egyptian pyramids, was open for viewing at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison in the classroom of Aurea Hernandez-Webster, Lower School Spanish teacher, earlier this month.
EDISON—Clairie Vassiliadis, assistant professor of mathematics at Middlesex County College, was named Woman of the Year by the Pancyprian Association, a group that promotes Greek Cypriot language and culture.
LAWTON, Okla.—Army Pvt. Brehon M. Ford has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
PERTH AMBOY — Mayor Wilda Diaz hopes to extend her term of office by six months with an ordinance moving the city’s non-partisan municipal elections to the same date as the November general election but Miguel Morales is spearheading a recall effort that would cut her reign short.
STATE — Residents of Linden and Rahway heard a tremendous boom at about 9 a.m. Sunday, but officials say it was just thunder from the incredible storm that struck all weekend.
Pouring rain and fierce winds triggered flood warnings, downed trees, closed roads and stopped trains across New Jersey. The National Weather Service clocked wind gusts of up to 70 mph.
HIGHLAND PARK—Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Highland Park Police Chief Stephen J. Rizco announced that a borough woman died this morning, apparently after being stabbed in her apartment.
UNION – The 14th Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Union, originally scheduled for tomorrow, has been postponed until Saturday, March 27 at 1 p.m. because of a forecasted rainstorm.