EDISON—St. Helena School, located at 930 Grove Avenue, Edison, will hold an open house on Sunday, Jan. 31, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
EAST BRUNSWICK—The Women’s Center at Jewish Family and Vocational Service of Middlesex County will hold a free workshop to assist women who are separated, divorced, widowed or their spouse is disabled.
STATE—Local school districts are offering informational packets for citizens interested in petitioning for one of the three seats on the Board of Education that will be elected in the annual school election scheduled for Tuesday, April 20.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – New Jersey’s senators announced $38.5 million in new federal Recovery Act funding to complete the final design for a new rail bridge over the Hackensack River between Kearny and Secaucus.
EASTON, Pa. – Several local students were among 762 named to the Lafayette College Dean’s List for the 2009 fall semester.
EDISON—Robert Smilek, chief of the Middlesex County College Police Department, is one of 10 finalists for Campus Safety Director of the Year. The award is presented by Campus Safety Magazine.
ISELIN – Indus American Bank has ranked fourth in New Jersey for Small Business Administration (SBA) loan production for the first quarter of the SBA 2010 fiscal year.
JAMESBURG – Last night, the members of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee elected Assemblyman John S. Wisniewski as chairman at their reorganization meeting at Forsgate Country Club in Jamesburg.
TRENTON – Assemblywoman L. Grace Spencer and Assemblyman Albert Coutinho plan to introduce legislation to make it a crime to enter restricted airport areas.
CARTERET—In the first local ordinance of the new year, Mayor Dan Reiman and the Carteret Borough Council have authorized the lease of a portion of the town’s municipal tax office for use by a commercial bank.