NEW BRUNSWICK—New Brunswick Elks Lodge No. 324 is collecting a variety of personal items, including phone cards, periodicals, toiletries and stationery, for shipment to U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department has announced the fall 2009 classes for Kids Fun Clubs.
EDISON–The Edison Recreation Department has announced the fall adult class schedule.
Classes will be offered in embroidery, ceramics, watercolors and chess, as well as yoga and aerobics.
TRENTON – Thirty-five inmates – including 25 who are members or associates of criminal street gangs such as the Bloods, Crips or Latin Kings – were indicted Friday for illegally possessing cell phones in state prisons.
WOODBRIDGE – The Township Council approved the purchase of three new automated garbage trucks, along with 10,500 more trash and recycling bins at a cost of $1.55 million this month.
EDISON—The Edison Township mayoral and council candidates will be introduced to the business community at the Sept. 22 business mixer sponsored by the Edison Chamber of Commerce.
OLD BRIDGE—With all the attention that H1N1 is getting and with “traditional” flu season just around the corner, it’s important to remember pneumonia can be a serious flu complication for some people.
CARTERET—The Borough has acquired an historic residence that formerly served as a 19th century schoolhouse, and will be holding it in trust until it can be restored as a historic landmark, Mayor Daniel J. Reiman announced today.
SAYREVILLE – Gov. Jon Corzine (second from left) made an appearance at Sayreville Community Day on Sept. 13.
PERTH AMBOY – Approximately 110 of 165 employees at the Gerdau Ameristeel mill in Perth Amboy were laid off Friday as the plant prepares for shutdown, according to a union official.