WOODBRIDGE – The Township Council approved the purchase of three new automated garbage trucks, along with 10,500 more trash and recycling bins at a cost of $1.55 million this month.
STATE—Two of New Jersey’s 13 congressional districts are among only 34 nationally where voters split their ballots in 2008 by choosing Democrat Barack Obama for president while electing a Republican to represent them in the House of Representatives.
CLARK—Mother Seton Regional High School will hold an informal open house on Wednesday evening, Sept. 30, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. for all fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grade girls and their parents.
LINDEN – Mayor Richard Gerbounka recently attended an open house at a new community learning center.
ROSELLE—The Liberty Tax Service office in Linden is hosting a used cell phone collection event to help Cell Phones for Soldiers on Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Roselle Fair and Festival.
EDISON—The Edison Township mayoral and council candidates will be introduced to the business community at the Sept. 22 business mixer sponsored by the Edison Chamber of Commerce.
UNION—The Salem Roadhouse Cafe at Townley Presbyterian Church will feature a live music show and art gallery display at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19. “Slight Imperfection”, a local duet group from Millburn, plays Celtic and American rock and folk,…
OLD BRIDGE—With all the attention that H1N1 is getting and with “traditional” flu season just around the corner, it’s important to remember pneumonia can be a serious flu complication for some people.
TRENTON— Chris Daggett, independent candidate for Governor, said last week the state should oppose efforts to build offshore liquefied natural gas terminals off the Jersey coast, saying the projects would increase greenhouse gas emissions and foster more dependence on foreign fossil fuels.
CARTERET—The Borough has acquired an historic residence that formerly served as a 19th century schoolhouse, and will be holding it in trust until it can be restored as a historic landmark, Mayor Daniel J. Reiman announced today.