EDISON—Kayla Kluse of Winfield Park, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, has received the President’s Volunteer Service Award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of time to serve their communities and their country.
OAK BROOK, Ill.—Emily Cai, a 13-year-old girl from the Sharron Art Center, has been named a merit award winner in the 22nd annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest. The theme of this year’s competition was “The Power of Peace.”
EDISON—Actress and playwright Jessica Dickey spoke to a group of Middlesex County College students on Thursday, March 4, about her craft, the business side of theatre, and her play “The Amish Project,” which was performed at the Crossroads Theatre in New Brunswick March 5 and 6.
CARTERET — A Carteret man driving what passed for an unmarked police car was arrested by State Police detectives after one of more than a dozen people he pulled over on the Garden State Parkway in the past year turned out to be a real cop, according to a report on Cliffview Pilot.
CARTERET – Carteret Mayor Daniel Reiman told residents that they shouldn’t see an increase in their municipal taxes this year during his annual state of the borough speech this week.
PERTH AMBOY—The staff of the Jewish Renaissance Foundation and Boys & Girl Clubs of Perth Amboy have made the extraordinary commitment of continuing working at club sites without pay in the face of state cutbacks to the New Jersey After 3 program.
NORTH BRUNSWICK – Traffic on Route 1 in North Brunswick in the vicinity of a bridge over an abandoned Conrail freight line will be detoured to parallel service roads for two consecutive Saturday mornings starting March 6 to allow crews to make emergency roadway repairs.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The New Jersey State Bar Foundation will present a free public seminar on successfully navigating through the “Medicare-Medicaid Maze” on Thursday, March 11, 1-3 p.m. at the New Jersey Law Center, One Constitution Square off Ryders Lane in New Brunswick.
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.