PERTH AMBOY – Police arrested a Perth Amboy man and charged him with murdering a woman whose body was dumped in Virginia, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
EDISON – Next week, Edison voters will decide whether to approve an ambitious school renovation and construction plan that would cost $166.8 million.
AVENEL – The Avenel Golden Circle Seniors run monthly trips to Atlantic City on the first Thursday of each month. The trips leave from the First Presbyterian Church parking lot, 631 East Woodbridge Avenue in Avenel, at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $20 per person.
EDISON-Anyone have memories of Mirror Lake or United Skates of America? Remember taking the #4 bus to Perth Amboy?
WOODBRIDGE—The 13th season of The Challenge kicks off with all-star student scholars from Woodbridge High School and Livingston High School competing against each other in round one of this award-winning high school quiz show.
EDISON—Middlesex County College is presenting two intriguing art exhibitions: one highlights emerging artists from the mid-Atlantic region; the other features sculpture, shown in a darkened room, illuminated only from the artwork itself.
NEW BRUNSWICK—New Brunswick’s State Theatre is proud to present the 4th annual Hub City Carnivale, a four-week winter festival of the imagination at play, January 30 – February 28, 2010, with performances, workshops, social events, and more, for families and kids ages 1 to 100.
EDISON—Bonnie Farrell of Fords, a plant biologist and the mother of Sara Reiss, a first grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, took Joanne Jacobson’s first grade class on a nature walk on the school grounds to explain plant adaptations on Jan. 15.
TRENTON—New Jersey’s jobs situation remains bleak, with the state’s unemployment rate climbing to a 33-year high of 10.1 percent in December, according to statistics released today.
BOGOTA – Every Democrat in the Trenton statehouse earned an “F” on the Americans for Prosperity Final 2008-2009 Legislative Scorecard. The scorecard is an attempt to measure who is fiscally conservative and who is not, allowing voters to contrast legislators’ rhetoric with reality.