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.
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.