MIDDLESEX COUNTY – This holiday season, the Prodigal Foundation, Inc. will donate hundreds of teddy bears to local area hospitals, which will include Raritan Bay Medical Center and JFK Medical Center.
EDISON – On Dec. 9, kindergarten students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison took a quick trip to “Germany” in Lower Snowdon Library, where they learned about Saint Nicholas, the Christian tradition of an Advent calendar, and the German Candle Carousel.
EDISON—Kindergartners at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison learned how to say and count numbers in Latin on Dec. 9 from students in the Middle School Latin class.
SOUTH RIVER—The South River parks and recreation director pleaded guilty today to a theft count, admitting she paid her daughter $696 for work that was never performed for the borough, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
CARTERET—The Carteret Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit was selected as a national award winner by the National Association of Town Watch, for its outstanding participation in the “26th Annual National Night Out 2009” crime, drug and violence prevention program.
PERTH AMBOY – Learn to swim into the new year at the Raritan Bay YMCA. Swim lessons will begin the week of Jan. 4, 2010.
GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Reserve Seaman Stephen H. Horsch, son of Margie A. Walker- Horsch of Freehold and Roland O. Horsch of Avenel recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
TRENTON—As a result of state legal claims settled in the bankruptcy reorganization of the international mining and smelting firm ASARCO, LLC, more than $30 million will be paid to clean up formerly-owned ASARCO properties in New Jersey, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced yesterday.
PERTH AMBOY—Mayor Wilda Diaz invites Perth Amboy residents to share a special evening in celebration of Chanukah on Sunday, Dec. 13.
EDISON – Township officials will be joined by community, family and friends at Edison’s annual Festival of Lights celebration on Monday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m. This special holiday event is being staged inside the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison.