EDISON—Due to the recent severe storms and unusually warm weather, the Middlesex County Department of Parks and Recreation has been forced to end the ice skating season at the popular Roosevelt Park Family Ice Rink in Edison. The original closing date was March 28.
PERTH AMBOY – Nine candidates have filed to run for three seats on Perth Amboy’s City Council in the May 11 nonpartisan election.
STATE – Municipalities found out how much regular state aid they could expect under Gov. Chris Christie’s budget proposal yesterday.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A Piscataway police sergeant pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of stealing $2,671.25 after submitting false vouchers to collect overtime he never worked, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
TRENTON— The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced an upcoming traffic shift on Route 1 over the Millstone River in West Windsor and Plainsboro in connection with an ongoing bridge replacement project.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—To help promote a love of reading in school-aged children in New Jersey, Assemblyman Craig J. Coughlin participated in “National Read Across America Day.”
EDISON—Fifth graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison marked “Pi Day,” a celebration of March 14 related to the number that represents a circle’s circumference-to-diameter ratio 3.14, by calculating pi during various activities.
MIDDLESEX—Our Lady of Mount Virgin School will host an open house for pre-k, kindergarten and first grade students on Sunday, April 18. The open house will take place from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. with story time and activity at noon.
EDISON—The finals of the New Jersey Science Olympiad were held at Middlesex County College on March 16. The Olympiad is a science competition designed to stimulate interest in science and technology.
STATE – Local school districts found out just how much state aid they would lose under Gov. Chris Christie’s budget proposal on Thursday. Some suburban districts would see their aid eliminated entirely, while urban districts stand to be the biggest losers in pure dollar value.