NEW BRUNSWICK – Kiameesha Evans, MPH, MCHES, program director of the Office of Community Outreach at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), has been selected to take part in a unique pilot program for cancer control practitioners through the National Cancer Institute (NCI). CINJ is a Center of Excellence of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
McLEAN, Va. — New Jersey City University women’s soccer senior striker Julia Caseres (Union) has been honored on the national stage for excellence in academics and athletics.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A Highland Park karate school teacher has been sentenced to a three-year prison term for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl, and, in a separate incident, improperly touching another 16-year-old girl, Middlesex County First Assistant Prosecutor Julia L. McClure announced today.
STATE – Over 2.2 million New Jersey residents will travel 50 miles or more from home for Christmas and New Year’s, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic projections, a slight increase over last year’s statistics. The 2011 year-end holiday travel period is defined as Friday, Dec. 23 to Monday, Jan. 2.
ELIZABETH — At the start of the 2011-12 academic year, Benedictine Academy students made a commitment to perform “911 good deeds”, in remembrance of the good lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001. Since making that pledge, the students have been performing small acts of kindness, giving generously to help those in need, and volunteering their time and talents to the local and global communities.
PERTH AMBOY – Police are seeking the suspect in a Sunday afternoon robbery that took place on the 400 block of State Street.
PARAMUS– As consumers flock to retailers during the holiday season and as the use of prepaid cards continues to expand rapidly, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced this past Saturday, Dec. 17, The Prepaid Card Consumer Protection Act to curb hidden fees associated with many of these cards.
PERTH AMBOY – Police arrested two men on Saturday afternoon after responding to a report of shots fired in the area of Smith and McClellan streets.
CLARK — Students at Mother Seton Regional High School in Clark recently attended an assembly about the Invisible Children of Central Africa.