NEWARK—As winter weather moves into the region, NJ TRANSIT operations, customer service and police personnel across the state are preparing the system to minimize service suspensions and delays to the extent possible.
PERTH AMBOY—Inspired by the innovative breast cancer awareness “Pink Glove Dance” video created by Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Ore., Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Mirian Medina, RN, and Gina Mancini decided to create there own dance video with hospital staff to help promote awareness of the dangers of heart disease and stroke to women.
EDISON—Fourth graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison learned about the dangers of tobacco use during a special “Tar Wars” presentation led by sophomore and Edison resident Shruti Nadkarni on the afternoon of Monday, Feb. 1.
METUCHEN— The Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to participate in the Third Annual Metuchen Junebug ArtFest.
EDISON—An 11-week class at Middlesex County College called “Electronics for Green Jobs” held a graduation ceremony Feb. 3.
EAST BRUNSWICK—Two Colts Neck men were arrested on charges of stealing $229,000 from a real estate investor and about $500,000 from 32 individuals and companies that gave vehicles to sell on consignment at the defendants’ two used car centers in East Brunswick, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Wednesday.
WOODBRIDGE—Mayor John E. McCormac and Woodbridge Township are looking for high school students, recent graduates and young adults to sign-up for and participate in the Woodbridge Township Youth Leadership Council.
PERTH AMBOY – The William C. McGinnis School is in the running for a $50,000 grant from Pepsi to expand its current laptop program. In the year 2010 Pepsi will give millions of dollars to fund proposals in various areas, including education.
TRENTON—Throughout February and March 2010, the New Jersey State Library, the New Jersey Library Association and libraries throughout New Jersey plan to honor the legacy of Abraham Lincoln, as part of the national Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commemoration, by collecting pennies.
WOODBRIDGE–In the spirit of giving back to the community, the Barron Arts Center will continue to collect items for the Mayor’s Food Pantry, Woodbridge Animal Shelter and Angel PAWS at all programs and events throughout the year.