TRENTON – Sheila Y. Oliver on Tuesday took the oath of office as New Jersey’s 169th Assembly Speaker, vowing to put the Assembly’s focus on reviving New Jersey’s economy and targeting property taxes and inviting the public to air ideas on tackling New Jersey’s problems.
TRENTON – The New Jersey State Senate elected new leadership for the 214th Legislature on Tuesday, unanimously choosing Senator Stephen Sweeney as president of the Senate.
TRENTON–Woodbridge resident Craig J. Coughlin on Tuesday took his oath of office to represent the 19th Legislative District in the New Jersey General Assembly, vowing to be a dedicated advocate for working-class Middlesex County residents.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The county’s rules for recycling batteries have changed with the new year.
BLACKSBURG, Va. – Carteret native Jason Worilds, a defensive end at Virginia Tech, announced plans to forgo his final season of college eligibility and make himself available for the NFL draft.
EDISON—The Middlesex County College Foundation has received a $1 million gift from the Willard T.C. Johnson Foundation. The gift is structured in two parts: an outright gift of $500,000 as well as a challenge grant of $500,000.
HAMDEN, Conn. – Edison native Jacinda Dunbar, a sophomore member of the women’s basketball team, was named Quinnipiac University’s Female Athlete of the Month for December.
EDISON—The following students were named to the Dean’s list for the fall 2009 semester at Middlesex County College:
PERTH AMBOY – St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will host a concert featuring Sam Hensley and The Sloan River Project on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m.
The event is part of the church’s 325th anniversary celebration.
COLONIA—Robert A. DeFilippis, CPA, a resident of Colonia and New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship Fund president, presents a check for $50,000 to the NJSCPA Scholarship Fund at a Jan. 9 society tax event.