MIDDLESEX COUNTY—A Middlesex County shuttle bus driver has been charged with stealing cash from a donation box used by passengers who make voluntary contributions in appreciation of free rides to various destinations, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Wednesday.
EDISON – On Sunday morning, Sept. 27, the girls’ varsity soccer team from the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison participated in the eighth annual Firefighter Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run/Walk. The 5K was held at the Brooklyn side of the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel in New York City.
WOODBRIDGE—The children of the Woodbridge Child Care Center, a branch of the Metuchen Edison Woodbridge YMCA, proudly display their art work, an American flag made out of hand prints.
WOODBRIDGE–Free bio-degradable leaf bags are now available for Woodbridge residents pick-up at convenient locations throughout the township, Mayor John E. McCormac announced.
ELIZABETH– Community Access Unlimited (CAU) members, staff, family and friends made strides toward allowing people with disabilities to lead more fulfilling lives and at-risk youth to plan for surer tomorrows at the 2009 Ira Geller Memorial Walk-A-Thon held Sept. 26 at Rahway River Park.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Suze Orman, a well-known and often-requested resource on money matters, will be the keynote speaker at the Star-Ledger|NJ.com and TD Bank’s Road to Personal Wealth Financial Conference. Orman will bring her savvy style of straight money talk to the podium at Rutgers University in New Brunswick on Saturday, October 31.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Raritan Bay Medical Center has released a calendar of public events, support groups and classes that will take place on the Pert Amboy and Old Bridge campuses in October.
CARTERET—The Carteret Public Library Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m. at the library, 100 Cooke Avenue.
COLONIA—The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services has been notified by the New Jersey Department of Health & Human Services that a skunk recovered on Sept. 24 tested positive for rabies.
HIGHLAND PARK – Fair Trade products have been available in Highland Park since at least 2003, and because of residents’ support of the farmers and producers who grow and make the products, Highland Park has been named the 13th Fair Trade Town in America by Fair Trade Towns USA.