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.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Authorities announced the investigation into separate bias incidents and the arrest of a teenager who was charged with harassing Jewish residents Tuesday.
EDISON—Nineteen alumni artists from Middlesex County College will be displaying their artwork at the college during the month of October. The public is invited to view this work, as well as attend a reception in honor of the artists, on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
PERTH AMBOY – City officials asked the state for $7 million in extraordinary aid to balance a $75.3 million budget. If the request is denied, residents could see a 13% increase in their municipal tax bills to cover the shortfall, officials said.
UNION COUNTY—One Democrat freeholder will be re-elected on Nov. 3 because there are now only two Republican challengers.
CLARK—A Clark man who was injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday died Monday evening, authorities said.