WOODBRIDGE–In the spirit of giving back to the community, the Barron Arts Center will continue to collect items for the Mayor’s Food Pantry, Woodbridge Animal Shelter and Angel PAWS at all programs and events throughout the year.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A Superior Court judge sentenced a South Amboy man to 30 years in prison for murdering his live-in girlfriend and the attempted murder of four children, three of which belonged to him.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County agreed to a nearly $1 million settlement to end a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by five female sheriff’s officers against the county and sheriff’s department in 2004.
AVENEL – At a public meeting held at Avenel Middle School Monday, Woodbridge school officials began preparing contingency plans if state school aid is cut.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Students from Middlesex County College will be available to assist the public in preparing their tax returns. The assistance, by appointment only, is available on Fridays and Saturdays during tax season.
Fish & Chips Dinner • Feb. 5 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terr., will hold a fish & chips dinner prepared by Argyle’s of Kearny. Tickets will be $15 at the door, if available.
EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department has updated the Men’s Basketball League standings.
WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge Town Hall will host a one-day ‘Passport Satellite Office’ on Thursday, Feb. 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Middlesex County Clerk’s Office, along with the Woodbridge Township Municipal Clerk’s Office, will be accepting applications for U.S. passports in the Council Meeting Room (First Floor), Woodbridge Municipal Building, located at 1 Main Street.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – After leading her team to a 3-0 week, Bloomfield College’s Tiffany McDaniel has been tabbed the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Jan. 24.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Three seniors at Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains have been nominated to compete in the National Honor Society scholarship program.