TRENTON – A Newark woman was sentenced yesterday for assisting a former employee of the City of Newark in a conspiracy to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from the federally funded Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program by means of fraudulent vouchers.
PERTH AMBOY – Representatives from Perth Amboy Public Schools will present a check for over $19,000 to the American Red Cross to help with the Haiti earthquake relief efforts today.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services reports that the H1N1 flu virus remains active and that the chance of contracting H1N1 remains a serious health threat.
EDISON—Middlesex County College has signed an articulation agreement with St. Peter’s College in Jersey City that links the two schools’ Biotechnology programs. Middlesex students who graduate with a grade point average of 2.75 or better in Biotechnology will be guaranteed admission into the St. Peter’s Bachelor of Science Biotechnology program.
ISELIN – Students at Kennedy Park School in Iselin raised $1,100 for the Red Cross Haiti earthquake relief efforts through a “Hearts for Haiti” program. Students designed paper hearts and donated $1 to display them in the school’s main hallway.
NORTH BRUNSWICK—Tickets are on sale for performances of “Fiddler On The Roof,” North Brunswick’s 40th Anniversary Musical sponsored by the township Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services.
EDISON—Jane Crysostom of Homesteading 101 visited both second grade classes at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison on March 2 to demonstrate breadmaking. She showed the students different types of seeds, such as oats, wheat and corn.
CARTERET—Students at St. Joseph School in Carteret celebrated Read Across America Day and the birthday of Dr. Seuss on March 2.
HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?…On Tuesday, March 2, kindergarteners at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison marked 100 days of school by applying their mathematical and creative skills to poster projects.
EDISON—Kindergarteners to fifth graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison marked the birthday of Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geissel) by reading excerpts from the children’s author’s most notable works such as “The Cat in the Hat” and “One Fish Two Fish.”