TRENTON – New Jersey businesses are facing a significant tax hike this summer if the federal government doesn’t help replenish the state’s unemployment fund, Gov. Chris Christie warned this week.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—In a life devoted to Christian education and missionary work, Carolyn Davis of Berkeley Heights has traveled the world from the Ukraine to Uganda to help those in need. She has tended to the needy, provided compassionate care, and trained residents of Senegal, Guatemala, Ukraine and Uganda to teach and minister to children.
EDISON—Sara Alkalili of Plainfield, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, designed a “Help Haiti Together” logo for a t-shirt to be sold to benefit the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. The logo features two hands clasping a heart with the colors of the Haitian flag.
All three Elizabeth’s boys’ basketball teams played on Saturday night in the 16th annual Elizabeth House the Homeless Coalition event.
SCOTCH PLAINS – COPD, chronic bronchitis or emphysema, does not have to keep you from living. Learn how exercise can improve strength and stamina for those with chronic lung conditions at a special program on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 11 a.m. at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center.
ELIZABETH – As part of its Solar 4 All program, PSE&G has begun installing 200,000 pole-attached solar energy units in its service territory. The solar panels will be installed in New Jersey’s six largest cities and in approximately 300 rural and suburban communities.
WILLIMASBURG, Va.—The following local residents were recently named to the Dean’s List at the College of William and Mary for the fall 2009 semester:
RAHWAY—During the month of January, fourth grade classes at Roosevelt Elementary School in Rahway have been studying the five regions of the United States. They have been working in groups to complete a project on one of the five regions.
Jan. 18 at 9:26 p.m. – Officer Marty Venezio investigated a report of a motor vehicle theft, which occurred at 76 Central Avenue.
LINDEN—Soehl Middle School recently held an academic team competition. The contest was open to sixth, seventh, and eighth graders.