CARTERET—The Carteret Public Library is hosting a free SAT/ACT test preparation session, presented by the Kaplan Education Company, on Saturday, Oct. 17 from noon – 3:30 p.m.
ALLAMUCHY—Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth held its fourth annual golf outing on Sept. 21 at Panther Valley Golf & Country Club in Allamuchy. Guests enjoyed playing the challenging 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones.
EDISON—Michael M. Powers, a 1991 graduate of Middlesex County College, has written a book, “Diminished,” and will hold an on-campus book signing on Thursday, Oct. 8 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
CLARK–Sharon Reddin has been appointed regional manager in charge of the Columbia Bank’s North Central Region. In her new position, Reddin assumes responsibility for four Columbia Bank branches in Clark, Colonia, Linden and Woodbridge.
RAHWAY – The party was a little early but Catherine Jotz of Rahway didn’t seem to mind. Jotz, a patient at Care Connection at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway, turns 100 on Oct. 2.
ELIZABETH—The Executive Committee of the Benedictine Academy Parents Association was commissioned at a recent “Back to School Night” held at the all-female Catholic college prep secondary school on Sept. 22.
UNION – Andrew Revkin, author and prize-winning environmental reporter for The New York Times, will be the featured speaker for the third installment of Kean University’s Issues ’09 series.
STATE—Chris Daggett proposed a fundamental restructuring of the state’s tax system, changes that will deliver up to a 25 percent property tax cut to all New Jersey homeowners to a maximum of $2,500. All senior citizen property owners will receive…
RAHWAY—Voters approved $34 million in construction and renovation projects for the city’s schools yesterday.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Authorities announced the arrest of eight men who were charged with stealing more than $400,000 during a series of burglaries and home invasions.