CRANFORD – On Tuesday, Dec. 13, the Union County College Women’s Basketball Team, the Lady Owls, defeated Mercer County Community College by a score of 69-54. They extended their undefeated season to 9-0 with this win.
Main Street small businesses like mine are part of the 99 percent who have suffered in the Great Recession. There are few business owners in my acquaintance — I should say no business owners in my acquaintance, from convenience store owners to construction businesses to dentists, who have not felt the effects of the financial meltdown.
STATE — The New York City Office of Emergency Management, in cooperation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Federal Communications Commission, and mobile telephone service providers will be conducting the first-ever end-to-end test of cellular broadcasting technology Thursday, Dec. 15, from approximately 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
TRENTON – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Division on Civil Rights Director Craig Sashihara announced today the launch of a statewide initiative designed to promote awareness among veterans and active military personnel of their rights under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD), as well as their recourse if they believe those rights have been violated.
RAHWAY – The City Council voted unanimously to cut Mayor Rick Proctor’s pay to less than a third of his current salary at this week’s regular meeting.
CLARK — Saint John the Apostle School in Clark was recently presented with the 2011 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award by Aba Kumi, director of the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program, at a ceremony held in Washington, D.C.
CLARK — The Clark Board of Education honored four current seventh grade students who achieved a top scale score of 300 on the spring 2011 administration of the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge Assessment at the December Board of Education Meeting’s Showcase of Success.
RAHWAY — Each year, the students enrolled in the CLAW (Children Learning About Work) course at Rahway High School hold a holiday sale. This year’s event was held on Friday, Dec. 2.
TRENTON — The state Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) has recouped wasted dollars, tightened its travel expenditure policy and strengthened its monitoring of contracts in response to a 2009 audit by the Office of the State Comptroller.