MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Jewish Family and Vocational Service of Middlesex County has openings for new volunteers:
MATAWAN – The Provident Bank was welcomed by sunny skies and hundreds of local residents at the grand opening of its newest branch in Matawan on Saturday, Sept. 26, located at 445 Route 34.
LINDEN– On a recent trip to the fire hosue, Hiba Fattouh of Linden School No. 9 follows directions from Linden firefighter Brian Majewski on how to use the fire hose.
ROSELLE – The Roselle Urban Enterprise Zone will host a free business seminar on Friday, Oct. 30 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Borough Hall, 210 Chestnut Street.
EDISON—The Edison Recreation Department will begin accepting team applications for the 2010 Men’s Basketball Program on Monday, Oct. 26. All applications must be returned by Friday, Dec. 4.
RAHWAY—Rahway Middle School students in Mr. Petersen’s eighth grade social studies classes examined the spice trade and its effect on Europe. Students sampled chocolate before and after the addition of spices to determine which one tasted better.
RAHWAY – After the third graders at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway learned about mysteries and detectives, they were visited by a real detective on Wednesday, Oct. 7.
PERTH AMBOY—Cadet Saysha Rojas graduated from the New Jersey National Guard ChalleNGe Youth Program on Aug. 29. Rojas, of Perth Amboy, is one of the 105 New Jersey teens in the program’s 30th graduating class.
NEWARK– The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities announced today that New Jersey now has over 100 MW of solar capacity with more than 4,340 projects statewide. The ground-breaking achievement is the latest example of New Jersey’s renewable energy leadership and commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, officials said.
TRENTON—Construction will begin on a pathway that will complete the 70-mile trail running along the Delaware & Raritan Canal from Frenchtown to New Brunswick, Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Mark N. Mauriello announced Tuesday.