MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ free summer concert series continues this week with performances in four county parks.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Chabad House of Rutgers University has begun construction on the largest-ever Chabad House project in the world.
The new construction consists of a ten million dollar, 55,000 sq. ft. expansion of the existing Chabad House at Rutgers.
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – Seven New Jersey teens will gain a comprehensive perspective on leadership, teamwork and problem-solving at Civil Air Patrol’s Cadet Officer School, one of the top professional development opportunities available to youth. The 10-day course will be held at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., July 13-23.
SEA GIRT—Army National Guard Spec. Denita L. Jenkins has returned to the 154th Quarter Master Company, Sea Girt, after being deployed to an overseas forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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.
WELLESLEY, Mass.—Todd Dominick Valenti of New Providence graduated from Babson College in May.
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.
STATE—Just one in five voters say New Jersey is on the right track and 66 percent say that the state is heading in the wrong direction, according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
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.
RAHWAY—Councilman Bobby Akbar, who is married and has three children, was arrested Feb 26 on domestic violence charges outside of Franklin Elementary School after he appeared to use his car to knock down another teacher, according to police who were at the scene.