PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.—Marine Corps Pfc. Jorge H. Henao, son of Ruby Florez of Bound Brook and Jorge Henao of Parlin, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C., designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.
EAST BRUNSWICK — On Sunday, Feb. 28,Middlesex County 4-H will host a spaghetti dinner. The dinner takes place from 4—8 p.m. at the County 4-H Center, 645 Cranbury Rd., East Brunswick. Proceeds will go towards much-needed repairs of the Middlesex…
STATE — Road crews are working to clear New Jersey highways and major roadways, but the worst of this winter storm may not have come yet.
The National Weather Service has a blizzard warning in effect for the state. High winds — with gusts of up to 45 miles per hour — are expected this afternoon. Possible whiteout conditions will make travel dangerous, and officials are advising residents to stay at home if possible.
TRENTON – Senators from both parties introduced legislation to reform New Jersey’s troubled pension system on Monday.
EDISON—“Give Kids a Smile Day,” an annual event at Middlesex County College, provides free dental care and dental education to area children.
RAHWAY– On Saturday, March 6 from 1-5 p.m., the YMCA of Eastern Union County is inviting the community to participate in the first annual Go Girl Go event.
WOODBRIDGE –The Barron Arts Center recently announced the schedule for “Red, White & Blues: Jazz & Blues from the Garden State,” a free concert series beginning in May and running through the summer of 2010.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A Middlesex County grand jury has handed up an indictment against a Plainfield man who is accused of killing a Rahway resident outside a Piscataway bowling alley in November.
EDISON—A workshop aimed at helping educators who work with children and young adults with Tourette Syndrome is being offered at Middlesex County College Tuesday, March 23.
METUCHEN – The Metuchen Edison Woodbridge YMCA, in collaboration with the Lance Armstrong Foundation, has developed physical activity and wellness programs for cancer survivors and their families.