NEWARK – Assemblywoman L. Grace Spencer (D-Essex) will lead more than 100 bicycle riders through a cross-state tour on Sunday to highlight the need for a state law that would provide cyclists with heightened safety on New Jersey’s roadways.
RAHWAY – Sts. Mary/Mark Parish, Rahway, will celebrate a “Week of Mary” beginning with the anticipated Mass for the Feast of the Assumption at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, and concluding on Saturday, Aug. 22, at the 8 a.m. liturgy in honor of the Queenship of Mary.
TRENTON – The leader a Newark-based narcotics ring that distributed millions of dollars a year in illegal prescription painkillers such as Oxycontin pleaded guilty Friday, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The 200 Club of Middlesex County recently awarded scholarships to 137 college students at a ceremony at Middlesex County College.
EAST BRUNSWICK—New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program (NJCEP) recently launched a refrigerator/freezer recycling program at an event that showcased the first refrigerator rolling down the conveyor belt at a new de-manufacturing facility in East Brunswick.
ROSELLE – Full Force, “the original vocal hip-hop band”, and acclaimed R&B singer Kevon Edmonds will share the spotlight at Friday’s Roselle UEZ Summer Concert.
FANWOOD—Marianne Kranz has always loved history … and stories. She once dreamed of making documentary films that weave together bits of history in order to tell a story. But after switching from a career in radio, TV, and video communications to one in human services, she has discovered that each and every individual has their own compelling and interesting story.
UNION COUNTY – Republicans have called on Assemblywoman Linda Stender (D-Union) to return contributions she received from three men named in last month’s federal corruption probe.
EDISON—High school juniors have the opportunity to take a free, full-length practice SAT test at the Edison Public Library on Aug. 11 at 9:30 a.m. The test will be proctored by Huntington Learning Center staff members.
TRENTON – Last week, Assembly Speaker Joseph J. Roberts Jr. moved to suspend the salary and benefits of three Assembly members facing corruption charges.