NEWARK—As winter weather moves into the region, NJ TRANSIT operations, customer service and police personnel across the state are preparing the system to minimize service suspensions and delays to the extent possible.
UNION COUNTY – Play Ball for Miracles, a local charity that raises money for the Children’s Miracle Network, will be recognized before the Feb. 10 basketball game between the New Jersey Nets and the Milwaukee Bucks.
TRENTON—Throughout February and March 2010, the New Jersey State Library, the New Jersey Library Association and libraries throughout New Jersey plan to honor the legacy of Abraham Lincoln, as part of the national Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commemoration, by collecting pennies.
Fish & Chips Dinner • Feb. 5 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terr., will hold a fish & chips dinner prepared by Argyle’s of Kearny. Tickets will be $15 at the door, if available.
Here are more memories of the area from William Frolich: “During the one hundred and fifty years of existence, Union County has had many changes in the area within its borders. Some have been regrettable, while others have been quite an improvement to the lives of its inhabitants.
STATE—Local school districts are offering informational packets for citizens interested in petitioning for one of the three seats on the Board of Education that will be elected in the annual school election scheduled for Tuesday, April 20.
EASTON, Pa. – Several local students were among 762 named to the Lafayette College Dean’s List for the 2009 fall semester.
TRENTON – Assemblywoman L. Grace Spencer and Assemblyman Albert Coutinho plan to introduce legislation to make it a crime to enter restricted airport areas.
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.—The following local residents have been named to the fall semester’s Dean’s List at Hofstra University:
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Springfield College has named the following local students to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the fall 2009 term.