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.
WOODBRIDGE—Mayor John E. McCormac and the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign will host the 2009 Mayor’s Health Expo on Saturday, Oct. 17, at The Club at Woodbridge. The annual Mayor’s Health Expo & Municipal Alliance Day is sponsored by the Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services.
CLARK– Power Rangers, princesses and some pretty scary monsters are only a few of the costumed characters you’ll probably see walking through your neighborhood on Halloween.
MONROE—In response to rising needs, Jewish Family & Vocational Service of Middlesex County has expanded its kosher food pantry to include dairy products and eggs.
RAHWAY—Marla Lind, Fashion Show Boutique Auction Chairman (at right) admires 3 of the 7 donated basket entries in the 5th Annual RWJ Rahway Hospital Family Basket Contest.
CLARK – The petting zoo was one of the fun activities at F.K. Hehnly’s “HarvestFest” held last week to welcome in the fall season.
RAHWAY—Mrs. Dawkins’ second grade class at Grover Cleveland Elementary School in Rahway participated in the Prevention Links’ Forest Friends program.
MIDDLESEX—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has signed an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of Energy covering federal facilities, which details responsibilities for the cleanup of a contaminated site in Middlesex.