TRENTON – The Senate Law and Public Safety Committee unanimously approved a measure sponsored by Senator Nicholas P. Scutari to create penalties for using a “bump key” – a locksmith’s tool – to commit a burglary.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County will use a $95,750 grant from the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety to help improve the safety of all roadway users in the county.
HIGHLAND PARK – Parker at The Pavilion Adult Day Health Service will present a free Veterans Administration benefits seminar on Feb. 23 at 6 p.m.
EDISON—For Wardlaw-Hartridge fifth grader, Anuva Goel of Piscataway, the morning of Friday, Jan. 22, was filled with anticipation and curiosity as she prepared to interview Dr. Robert Groves, director of the U.S. Census Bureau for the Feb. 19th edition of “The Weekly Reader.”
BINGHAMTON, N.Y.—Ilana Rockman of Edison was named to the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement for the Fall 2009 semester at the College of Community and Public Affairs at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—Master Gardeners are getting involved in more than just herbs and vegetables lately at the EARTH Center, home to Middlesex County’s office of Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
STATE — New Jersey residents are bracing for a winter storm that could dump close to two feet of snow on parts of the state.
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.