WOODBRIDGE – A Fords elementary school has received a grant from a leading publisher of children’s books to purchase a digital reader program, Woodbridge School District officials announced Monday.
As a recent national poll demonstrated, farms and farming are “top of mind” for most people who are asked about New Jersey. For years, many New Jerseyans have been savoring “Jersey Fresh” produce – and appreciating the tremendous importance of agriculture to our state.
STATE – Students throughout New Jersey raised more than $122,000 to support cancer research during the Pasta for Pennies campaign presented by Olive Garden and benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).
TRENTON –With school back in session, it is imperative that both motorists and students be extra vigilant on New Jersey’s roadways, especially in school zones and near bus stops, Attorney General Paul T. Dow and Acting Highway Traffic Safety Director Gary Poedubicky cautioned today.
NEWARK –The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services has designated Sept. 19-25 as “Fall Prevention Awareness Week,” and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC) is hoping to increase awareness about the dangers of falls for the elderly and ways to prevent accidents.
RAHWAY — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the death of an Avenel resident that was discovered yesterday morning in Rahway, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
It’s no secret that Republicans have worked for the better part of the last decade to cut Social Security and Medicare. The party’s roadmaps, plans, and bills all point in the same direction: smaller, privatized Social Security benefits for American retirees and the dismantling of the Medicare guarantee.
LINDEN – Starting today, the Linden Police Department will be aggressively enforcing motor vehicle violations on Route 1&9, a state mandated Safe Corridor. In 2003, the state established the Safe Corridor Program as an initiative to help increase the safety on 14 New Jersey roads with the highest accident and fatality rates.
STATE – Monday, Oct. 31, is the deadline for New Jersey residents affected by Hurricane Irene to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to seek government assistance.
ELIZABETH – Two members of Community Access Unlimited were part of the inaugural class of the YouthBuild Elizabeth program that marked its first commencement ceremony on Sept. 1.
PERTH AMBOY – On Sunday, city officials dedicated a monument to two residents who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against America as the community marked the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
MOUNTAINSIDE – The Union County Fire Chief’s Association created a field of flags at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside to honor the memory of the 343 FDNY Firefighters who answered the final call on Sept. 11.
JERSEY CITY — Senior striker Julia Caseres (Union) continued her assault on the record books as New Jersey City University defeated Purchase College, 5-1, in the weather-delayed final game of the 2011 NJCU Liberty Cup. The contest was played at an alternate home field, Cochrane Stadium at the Caven Point Sports Complex.