EDISON — Vice President Joseph Biden visited Middlesex County College in Edison today in an attempt to bolster support for New Jersey’s unpopular Democratic governor.
EDISON—Assemblyman Peter J. Barnes III joined Senator Barbara Buono and Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan last week to announce that the bill which establishes the Dismal Swamp Preservation Commission was signed into law.
PERTH AMBOY-A Woodbridge reader wrote after my July 17 column where I had mention of “Gugies” (American Smelting and Refining):
EDISON—Felician College will offer three baccalaureate degree completion programs on the Middlesex County College campus in Edison beginning in January 2010.
HIGHLAND PARK—Middlesex County completed a total reconstruction of its 90-acre Donaldson Park. The $6.1 million project was completed in three phases and included reconstruction of two Little League baseball fields, five softball fields, a baseball field and the tennis courts.
MONROE—A raccoon found in the vicinity of North Disbrow Road and Butcher Road in Monroe tested positive for rabies, Middlesex County Public Health Department Director-Health Officer David A. Papi announced Thursday.
COLONIA – On Oct. 28, the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a 123rd anniversary celebration for the Statue of Liberty.
MONROE– PSEG recently awarded the Monroe Township Youth Soccer league a $300 grant in support of the volunteer efforts of one of its employees. The energy company gave the grant to the Monroe Township nonprofit on behalf of Wendy Dix, a clerk with PSE&G who assists with the team’s fundraising efforts. The money was used for team apparel.
EDISON – Flu vaccination clinics to be held at Menlo Park Mall have been cancelled due to a national shortage of seasonal flu vaccinations, organizers said.
CARTERET—The borough will receive $485,000 in NJDOT Municipal Aid funds for Phase II of Herman Avenue improvements, Mayor Daniel J. Reiman announced Wednesday.