LINDEN—Children learn Karate at the Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services’ Gregorio Center Building.
ROSELLE PARK—To celebrate the first anniversary of the Art Gallery at The Casano Community Center, a dinner will be held on Nov. 4 from 6 – 8 p.m. The cost is $10 per person, all proceeds will go to help the gallery install a new exhibit hanging system.
ELIZABETH—The New Jersey State Library, in partnership with PSEG, has made free homework assistance available to the students in Elizabeth through the popular Homework Help NJ program.
EATONTOWN – The state Department of Environmental Protection honored the Edison Department of Public Works as a New Jersey recycling leader, Acting Commissioner Mark N. Mauriello announced Oct. 14.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Air Force Airman Kristen A. Campbell graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Twenty-three students at Union Catholic High School have earned AP Scholars Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams during the 2008-2009 school year.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The Middlesex County Public Health Department has received a limited supply of 2009 H1N1 Influenza live attenuated vaccine (nasal spray). The department is scheduled to begin H1N1 vaccination clinics using the nasal spray on Friday, Oct. 16, for healthy residents ages 2 through 18.
SOUTH RIVER—The borough’s parks and recreation director and her daughter have been charged with stealing approximately $650 that was paid to the daughter for work she never performed, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and South River Police Chief John Bouthillette announced today.
STATE—The recent death of a 15-year-old Elizabeth girl highlights a 34 percent leap in the number of pedestrian fatalities so far this year in New Jersey, according to a State Police Fatal Accident Statistics report.
TRENTON—Scores for New Jersey eighth graders on the 2009 National Assessment for Educational Progress mathematics test are among the best in the country and have improved significantly since 2007, Education Commissioner Lucille Davy announced Wednesday.