KEARNY—Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties (BBBS) recently received a $10,000 donation from Power Survey Company, the world leader in contact voltage detection.
LINDEN – Eighth grade students at McManus Middle School in Linden are working with language arts teacher Jane Kologi to research America’s westward expansion and write about the subject.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska—Army Spec. Juan E. Ceballos has returned to Fort Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska after being deployed to Afghanistan for one year.
RAHWAY—For Rahway Robotics Team 1228, the highlight of the recent FIRST Regional Robotics Competition was seeing Rahway High School alumnus and engineer, T.J. Schimmell, inducted into the Regional Hall of Fame for his work with Rahway’s Team 1228.
LONG BRANCH – The Kean University men’s and women’s track and field team opened the outdoor season at the 15th Annual Monmouth University Season Opener on Friday and Saturday.
LINDEN—Linden High School mathematics teacher Dariusz Kondratowicz and his students celebrated Pi Day, 3/14, earlier this month.
COLUMBUS, Ga.—Army Pfc. Daniel I. Luque has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.
MINEOLA, N.Y. – A Roselle man convicted of rape in 1981 has been brought back to Nassau County after living as a fugitive for almost 30 years, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced Thursday.
NEW BRUNSWICK – After about four hours of deliberations, a jury convicted a 35-year-old Elizabeth man of murdering a South Plainfield resident in his home during a robbery in April 2008.
CLARK – The impact of Gov. Chris Christie’s proposed cuts to school and municipal aid awards has gotten the headlines this week, but libraries will also be feeling the pinch under his budget plan.