CARTERET—The Carteret Public Library is hosting a free SAT/ACT test preparation session, presented by the Kaplan Education Company, on Saturday, Oct. 17 from noon – 3:30 p.m.
EDISON—Michael M. Powers, a 1991 graduate of Middlesex County College, has written a book, “Diminished,” and will hold an on-campus book signing on Thursday, Oct. 8 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Authorities announced the arrest of eight men who were charged with stealing more than $400,000 during a series of burglaries and home invasions.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Authorities announced the investigation into separate bias incidents and the arrest of a teenager who was charged with harassing Jewish residents Tuesday.
EDISON—Nineteen alumni artists from Middlesex County College will be displaying their artwork at the college during the month of October. The public is invited to view this work, as well as attend a reception in honor of the artists, on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
PERTH AMBOY – City officials asked the state for $7 million in extraordinary aid to balance a $75.3 million budget. If the request is denied, residents could see a 13% increase in their municipal tax bills to cover the shortfall, officials said.
EDISON – School officials held a meeting for parents last week at Edison High School to explain the school’s failure to meet state mandated academic standards. School officials maintain that Edison High School is not failing. The school fell short…
EAST BRUNSWICK—The Middlesex County 4-H will hold an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4 at the 4-H Center on the corner of Cranbury and Fern Roads in East Brunswick.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Police arrested a woman last week who was charged with endangering and robbing a New Brunswick man, who died after he fell on a city street during a dispute. Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Anthony A. Caputo announced Friday.
PERTH AMBOY — The Perth Amboy City Council adopted five government reform ordinances last week designed to ensure open and honest government.