TRENTON – The Senate Law and Public Safety Committee unanimously approved a measure sponsored by Senator Nicholas P. Scutari to create penalties for using a “bump key” – a locksmith’s tool – to commit a burglary.
CLARK – Basketball teams stepped up to battle cancer at Arthur L. Johnson High School last week. Coaches vs. Cancer raised money to support the American Cancer Society on Feb. 2.
RAHWAY – Rahway Public Schools will open pre-school registration for the 2010-11 school year on Tuesday, Feb. 16.
STATE—Every hour someone is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS); a chronic disease of the central nervous system for which there is no cure. It is estimated that over 13,000 New Jersey residents and more than 400,000 people nationwide live with this disease.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Attention caregivers, do you feel tired? Are you overwhelmed and stressed? Caring for a loved one can bring on those feelings. You are not alone.
CRANFORD—The Kenilworth and Cranford public libraries co-sponsoring a presentation for job seekers at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, on Tuesday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m.
ELIZABETH – Amerigroup Foundation has donated $4,500 to Community Access Unlimited (CAU) to help support the agency’s mission of enabling people with disabilities to live full and rewarding lives in the community rather than living in institutions.
CLARK—A Healing Mass will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7:45 p.m. at St. John the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, located at 1805 Penbrook Terrace in Clark (on Valley Road in Clark, off Stiles Street in Linden).
LINDEN—The third grade at School 10 in Linden was recently inspired to put on a talent show.
ELIZABETH—Michelle Burgos of Elizabeth, a senior at Elizabeth High School Upper Academy, has received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College according to college President Dario A. Cortes, PhD.