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.
RAHWAY—Students from the D.A.I.S.Y. Preschool at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway recently visited the Golden Age Towers.
LINDEN—As one of the many activities held to celebrate Catholic School Week, the members of Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Academy’s Student Council conducted their own version of the football championship game.
MADISON—Drew University has named the following local students to its Dean’s List for the Fall 2009 semester:
DENVER, Colo – Colorado prosecutors won’t pursue charges against an Elizabeth man who had been accused of threatening an Amtrak train because further investigation showed that he didn’t actually make a threat.
LINDEN – Last month, students at McManus Middle School participated in a bowl-a-thon fundraiser in honor of Jaci Wozniak, an eighth grade student who passed away on Christmas Day after battling a cancerous bone tumor.
LINDEN – A city man was charged with stabbing an Elizabeth man after getting into an argument while playing a video game, according to authorities.
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.
MADISON— Linden resident Melinda Pinto, a graduate student at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham in Madison, spent 10 days in Costa Rica as part of FDU’s Alternative Break service project program.
MOUNTAINSIDE—The Union County Baseball Association will honor local student athletes for their accomplishments during 2009 and will induct four new members into the Union County Baseball Hall of Fame during award ceremonies on Sunday, Feb. 14.