MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Girl Scouts of Central & Southern NJ is looking for adult volunteers in Carteret and Woodbridge to fill open positions in local troop committees (leaders, assistant leaders, chaperones).
EDISON – Police officers forced their way into a burning house on Perry Road on last Wednesday morning, waking a mother and her three children and evacuating them to safety.
CARTERET—The borough has been approved for a state grant to fund an energy efficiency study of Carteret’s public buildings, Mayor Dan Reiman announced this week.
MONROE—Jewish Family and Vocational Service of Middlesex County is offering a group for caregivers beginning in September.
MONROE—Health care coverage for employees and their families is the biggest cost driver in business today. The impending nursing crisis will further increase health care costs while lowering quality of care. More mistakes will be made during hospital stays – resulting in longer and costlier stays.
WOODBRIDGE–Over 700 children and parents attended the Woodbridge Metuchen Edison YMCA Family Appreciation Night hosted by Northfield Bank at the Woodbridge Community Center on Thursday, Aug. 6. The event was held to show appreciation to the families of YMCA gym and summer camp members.
EDISON—The Helping Hands/Peppermint Tree Schools will be hosting a free end of summer carnival on Aug. 28 from 2-8 p.m. at their 1059 Amboy Avenue, Edison location.
AVENEL –Woodbridge AARP Chapter 3869 sponsors bus trips to Atlantic City’s Trump Plaza Casino on the fourth Monday of each month. The next trip is planned for Aug. 24.
SOUTH AMBOY—South Amboy Mayor John O’Leary abandoned his candidacy for Assembly in the wake of a series of anonymous allegations and the move has triggered a hot contest for a new replacement on the Democratic ticket.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A 19-year-old South Brunswick woman pleaded guilty Friday to charges of assisting in the slaying of a township couple in their home on Oct. 8, 2008, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.