CLARK – Hygienist Maggie McLaughlin, of the Central Jersey Family Health Consortium, recently gave the kindergarten students of Frank K. Hehnly School, in Clark a presentation by as an introduction to their studies on proper dental care.
EDISON — Middlesex County College basketball player Cristina Jordan (Woodbridge) was named the Garden State Athletic Conference Female Player of the Week, for the week that ended Feb. 4.
TRENTON – A bill which would expand employment opportunities for certain ex-offenders was unanimously approved by the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee Monday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of a continuing effort to improve service to taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service announced the availability of a new online tool to help people easily find a location for volunteer tax preparation assistance.
HIGHLAND PARK — A New Brunswick man has been charged with multiple motor vehicle violations after allegedly causing a crash that involved five vehicles on Route 27 around 3:30 p.m., Saturday, the Highland Park Police Department announced.
TRENTON – A bill sponsored to create a comprehensive, searchable online public record of state spending was unanimously approved Monday in the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
ELIZABETH – State Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak (D-Elizabeth) criticized Gov. Chris Christie and praised President Barack Obama in his remarks at a flag-raising ceremony on Monday at City Hall to commemorate the start of African-American History Month in Elizabeth.
RAHWAY — In November, Lafayette Lodge #27 of Rahway made a donation to Home Front Hearts (HFH), a charity that provides support for families of military service members. Randi Cairns, founder of HFH, gave a brief talk to the lodge members and the Master of the Lodge, Lawrence Bodine.
STATE – New Jersey residents say the most pressing issues facing the state are property taxes and jobs, according a new Monmouth University/NJ Press Media Poll. Each of those issues were identified by 42 percent of respondents, while public schools (20 percent), general economic conditions (19 percent), and other taxes (15 percent) were also identified as causes for concern.