Five years ago today, Petty Officer Second Class Michael Anthony Monsoor chose to sacrifice his life to protect two of his comrades when they came under attack in Iraq.
LINDEN — Kim Mangina was recognized as the grand prizewinner of the Linden Public Library Adult Summer Reading Club at the September Library Board meeting.
LATHAM, N.Y. — Major General Patrick A. Murphy, The Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.
JACKSON – Six Flags Great Adventure will host the ninth annual Fright Fest Blood Drive on Saturday, Oct. 8, as part of the park’s 20th annual Fright Fest presented by Snickers®.
NEWARK – Two members of an armed robbery crew that primarily targeted businesses and homes in Middlesex County were sentenced Wednesday to prison terms, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
CLARK – Three students at Mother Seton Regional High School in Clark have been named Commended Students in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program, Sister Regina Martin, principal, announced.
RAHWAY — The Rahway Municipal Alliance, the Rahway Police Department and Prevention Links will sponsor a community education program for parents, educators and youth service professionals entitled “Cyberbullying: Welcome to the World of Texting, Sexting, Facebook and More” on Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Rahway Middle School Auditorium.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Are you looking to share your skills and experience with arts & crafts or cooking? The Middlesex County 4-H Office is looking for volunteers and leaders to assist with the existing Craft and Cooking clubs.
RAHWAY — Kids love talking about themselves—their likes, their dislikes, and details about everything in between. Angelo Manzanares, a first grader in Mrs. Curcio’s class at Roosevelt School in Rahway, wrote a mini-book about his favorite subject…himself !
JERSEY CITY — The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) conducted a surprise safety inspection today of charter buses traveling in the area of Liberty State Park as part its program to try to reduce the number of crashes and fatalities on the Garden State’s busy highways.
RAHWAY – The Rahway High School Class of 1942 held their 69th year class reunion on Sept. 24 at the Firehouse Eatery on St. Georges Avenue in Rahway.
`Food deserts’ are a major issue for an estimated 340,000 New Jersey residents who live in areas where fresh produce and other healthy food choices are not easily available. Area residents are left to fast-food and convenience products loaded with fat, sodium and little nutritional value, which can lead to serious health issues including obesity.
TRENTON – Direct federal disaster assistance to individual New Jerseyans has now surpassed the $100 million milestone, with more than $116 million in aid going to more than 54,000 residents to date, Acting Governor Kim Guadagno announced today.