EDISON – A new pilot program, designed to help children understand at an early age the life-saving importance of properly buckling-up when riding in a vehicle, was unveiled last week by traffic safety and law enforcement officials.
CLARK—Employees and supporters of L’Oreal USA, based in Clark, gathered recently for the company’s second annual charity golf outing, Fore the Children, at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster Township. In total, L’Oreal USA raised $300,000 from this year’s event to benefit Children’s Specialized Hospital.
RAHWAY—The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association will hold their annual “Ghosts of the Past” Rahway Cemetery Tour over two days, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3 and 4, from 1-4 p.m. in Rahway Cemetery, St. Georges Avenue in Rahway.
LINDEN—The Linden High School Guidance Department will sponsor its annual college night program on Thursday evening, Oct. 22, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the high school gymnasium.
SUMMIT—Kent Place School, an independent, nonsectarian, college-preparatory day school for girls and young women with a coed nursery and pre-kindergarten program, announced three fall open house dates for prospective families. Following a brief information session, attendees will tour the 26-acre…
ELIZABETH – Gov. Jon Corzine carried Elizabeth, one of New Jersey’s largest Democratic strongholds, 74%-22% four years ago, but indications suggest that he shouldn’t expect that kind of support this time around.
STATE—Assembly Republican Leader Alex DeCroce has called up Gov. Jon Corzine to apologize for a comment he made in a recent television interview, suggesting that anyone who wants to live in a state with low unemployment should “go to North Dakota.”
NEW BRUNSWICK – A 24-year-old Woodbridge resident was sentenced to eight years in prison for causing a crash that killed one Perth Amboy police officer and seriously injured another last year.
PISCATAWAY – Middlesex County Freeholder Ronald G. Rios and Piscataway Township Mayor Brian C. Wahler have announced that the township will contract with the Middlesex County Public Health Department to provide public health services to township residents.
WOODBRIDGE—The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services will administer seasonal flu and pneumonia vaccine to township residents on Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Woodbridge Health Center, 2 George Frederick Plaza, in Woodbridge.