NEW BRUNSWICK—Rutgers University has an atheist chaplain. Barry Klassel, an avowed atheist, is the state university’s first humanist chaplain and one of only four on a college campus in the entire country. [smartads] “Secular humanists don’t look to gods or…
PERTH AMBOY—Cadet Jaquay Little graduated from the New Jersey National Guard ChalleNGe Youth Program on Aug. 29. Little, of Perth Amboy, is one of the 105 New Jersey teens in the program’s 30th graduating class.
EATONTOWN – The state Department of Environmental Protection honored the Edison Department of Public Works as a New Jersey recycling leader, Acting Commissioner Mark N. Mauriello announced Oct. 14.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The Middlesex County Public Health Department has received a limited supply of 2009 H1N1 Influenza live attenuated vaccine (nasal spray). The department is scheduled to begin H1N1 vaccination clinics using the nasal spray on Friday, Oct. 16, for healthy residents ages 2 through 18.
SOUTH RIVER—The borough’s parks and recreation director and her daughter have been charged with stealing approximately $650 that was paid to the daughter for work she never performed, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and South River Police Chief John Bouthillette announced today.
EDISON – A former girls lacrosse and softball coach was sentenced to seven years in the Adult Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Avenel for sexually assaulting one girl and endangering the welfare of another by trying to assault her.
EDISON – Officials from Edison Township, the Edison Wetlands Association and Conservation Resources, Inc. will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony this afternoon marking the first phase of the Edison Landfill Walkway Project.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Jewish Family and Vocational Service of Middlesex County has openings for new volunteers:
MATAWAN – The Provident Bank was welcomed by sunny skies and hundreds of local residents at the grand opening of its newest branch in Matawan on Saturday, Sept. 26, located at 445 Route 34.
EDISON—The Edison Recreation Department will begin accepting team applications for the 2010 Men’s Basketball Program on Monday, Oct. 26. All applications must be returned by Friday, Dec. 4.