PERTH AMBOY—Navy Seaman Sheilla Echevarria, daughter of Maria A. Quiles of Perth Amboy, was recently promoted to her current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
NEW BRUNSWICK—An Edison man has been arrested and charged with kidnapping and endangering the welfare of a 20-month-old child, who was abandoned at a gas station in Newark, Del. over the weekend.
TRENTON – State Division on Civil Rights Director Chinh Q. Le announced Wednesday that his office has issued a finding of probable cause against the owner of an electrical contracting firm accused of subjecting a minority employee to slurs and creating a hostile work environment that led to her resignation.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre presents six time Grammy® Award-winning group The Chieftains on Sunday, March 14, at 3 p.m. The ensemble will perform their latest and greatest hits, as well as songs from their upcoming album of Celtic-Mexican influences, San Patrico. San Patrico is scheduled for release on March 9. Tickets range from $32-62.
METUCHEN—The Metuchen Borough Council recently adopted the Citizens’ Campaign model resolution creating a “Call to Service Summit,” an annual event to recruit and educate a new generation of civic leaders in the borough.
EDISON—A one-day forum designed to help high school students explore science is being offered at Middlesex County College on Saturday, May 22.
EDISON—On the morning of Feb. 24, Lisa Cheng of Colonia and Eileen Huynh of Edison, current parents at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, visited fourth graders to teach them about Chinese New Year.
STATE—A report prepared by five members of the League of Women Voters of the Union Area will be among those presented at a program on alternatives to fossil fuels at the New Jersey Hospital Association Conference Center, 760 Alexander Road, Princeton, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 10.
TRENTON-The Galloway Township man who allegedly threw his infant daughter from the Driscoll Bridge on the Garden State Parkway on Feb. 16 was charged with murder today, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
STATE – A winter storm could bring over a foot of snow to central New Jersey on Thursday, according to National Weather Service predictions.