TRENTON – By an 8-5 vote, the state Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee advanced a controversial bill that would give businesses tax credits for funding scholarships for low-income students to attend private schools.
EDISON — Family, friends and colleagues of the late Middlesex County Freeholder Director David B. Crabiel joined the college community Jan. 18 as its newest building was dedicated in his honor. Crabiel served on the freeholder board for 27 years – 13 of those as director – and was a legend in the county and state.
TRENTON — Rutgers University restricts competition for its public contracts by rejecting basic bidding requirements imposed on all other New Jersey state colleges and universities, an Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) audit has found.
ELIZABETH — Elizabeth Public Schools is holding its second annual student photo exhibition and competition called “Picturing Excellence.”
STATE – Through a partnership with the New Jersey State Library and the IZOD Center, elementary school students have the opportunity to develop and execute a mission of goodwill with the Harlem Globetrotters, as the original “Ambassadors of Goodwill” prepare for two games at the IZOD Center on February 19 and 21.
CLARK — Sgt. Major Ed Neas presents a Certificate of Appreciation from the Marine Corps League to Clark Superintendent of Schools Kenneth Knops on behalf of his service in the interests of military wounded service personnel.
CLARK – As part of the Red Ribbon Week activities last fall, Prevention Links, in conjunction with the National Guard, provided hands-on programs for the fifth grade students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark.
EDISON – State Sen. Barbara Buono, Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan and Assemblyman Peter Barnes will hold a public hearing in Edison on Thursday, Jan. 20, to give students, parents, teachers and residents an opportunity to share how the governor’s $1 billion cut to public education has impacted their lives and their schools.
UNION COUNTY — The Bayway Complex Community Advisory Panel (CAP) will be awarding four $1,000 scholarships to eligible students living in Linden, Rahway, Elizabeth, and Staten Island.
CLARK — Children from Mrs. Koepfler’s class at the Clark Preschool enjoyed watching The Polar Express, drank hot chocolate, ate gingerbread cookies and wore their pajamas to school to celebrate the holidays.