PISCATAWAY – The 2011 Critical Life Issues Conference, sponsored by the Diocese of Metuchen Office of Respect for Life, will be held on Saturday, October 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the St. John Neumann Pastoral Center, 146 Metlars Lane.
Heart Walk • Oct. 1 – Join the American Heart Association at the Central Jersey Heart Walk at Duke Island Park, Bridgewater. Info: 1-609-208-0020 or www.centralnjheartwalk.org
PLAINFIELD — The Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a Plainfield man earlier today after he was charged in connection with a March homicide, Union County First Assistant Albert Cernadas, Jr. announced.
KEARNY — Acting Gov. Kim Guadagno visited a solar energy site being built on a former Kearny landfill yesterday. Approximately 2,000 solar panels are in place now, and the 13-acre facility is expected to come on-line by the end of the year. During a press conference, Guadagno noted that New Jersey has passed California in the number of solar panels installed. (Photo credit: Governor’s Office/Tim Larsen)
NEWARK- The Newark Bears are hosting the inaugural “Stadium of Screams” Halloween Bash at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium at 450 Broad Street in Newark.
STATE – The FEMA/state Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close on Sundays, announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management.
STATE — Starting early next year, Bank of America will begin charging debit-card users a $5 per month fee to pay for purchases. Several other banks have also recently introduced or started testing debit card fees recently.
NEW BRUNSWICK – An extensive investigation of the police shooting that resulted in the death of a New Brunswick resident continues, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan said last night.
WOODBRIDGE – Featuring the sort of offensive firepower that game spectators have come to expect, Team Vitale – organized by State Senator Joseph Vitale and the Woodbridge Metro Chamber of Commerce – decimated their opponents, NJ 101.5, in an entertaining charity softball game to benefit Habitat for Humanity.
by Diane Norek Harrison Here are some of the sections of different towns around Middlesex County: PERTH AMBOY-Rose Tarloski Celecki provided the following sections that were around Perth Amboy: Back in the day, there was the Budapest section; was where…
CLARK — A special induction meeting was recently held for first year Clark teachers on strategies and techniques for writing successful grant proposals.
I couldn’t help but gasp when I saw the news clip this week about the arrest of a college student who charged twenty-five hundred dollars to at least six high school students in exchange for taking the SAT for them. Supposedly, this guy was a real pro at test taking. This must be true because he was attending Emory University, one of the most selective colleges in the country.
How do I get started, when I see something that makes me so glad I’m not going in that direction? At this particular time, it’s in reference to an article in the paper about children’s fashions and parents falling in line with what’s being offered. It relates how parents, regardless of the financial situation, are going for high-priced designer clothes that I wouldn’t give house room to.