NEWARK – NJ Transit customers will not face fare increase or major service cuts under the new $1.8 billion operating budget approved by the agency’s board of directors today.
NORTH BRUNSWICK—Syed Muzzamil is a recipient of the 2009 New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome’s 2009 Children’s Scholarship in the amount of $500.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Area communities will celebrate Independence Day this weekend. Carteret, Woodbridge and Edison are planning fireworks displays, while Perth Amboy will commemorate the holiday by ringing a replica of the Liberty Bell.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – A 44-year-old man from Piscataway died of complications from novel H1N1 Influenza A in JFK Hospital in Edison on Saturday.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – A grand jury indicted nine reputed gang members last Friday, charging that they were part of a drug distribution ring broken up by police in April.
NEW BRUNSWICK—New York Blood Center will hold about two dozen blood drives in July as part of Bloodstock, a regional effort by local students to help save lives and earn scholarships for their hard work.
METUCHEN—The New Hope Baptist Church will be host vacation Bible school from July 20 through July 31. This year’s theme is “The Jesus Chronicles.”
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—Middlesex County students entering 5th through 8th grades are invited to attend a summer day program at the County’s Extension office called “Eco- Adventures at the EARTH Center”.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A special “O” blood drive will be held at New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) on Thursday, July 2, from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 167 New Street, New Brunswick. This unique drive will be open particularly to individuals who have type “O” blood.
WOODBRIDGE – Two Woodbridge ambulance squads are reportedly close to signing a merger agreement.