CRANFORD – Take advantage of the post-Labor Day hiring tradition, which still promises to be fruitful despite a weakened economy. Traditionally, after people take summer vacations, they often move on to new employment, often leaving an opening for new hires.
LINDEN — The Linden Boxing Association will be presenting a “Knockout of an Evening” on Oct. 8, when the 77th Anniversary “New Jersey State Finals” of the Diamond Gloves Tournament is held at the Linden High School Gymnasium.
The hot dogs and hamburgers are on sale, ice-cream prices are slashed in half and the stores can’t give the lemonade away. Yes! Its Labor Day weekend. Now as far as I know, the United States is the only country that actually celebrates ‘labor’ to the extent that it was made a national holiday.
TRENTON – The two owners of Jersey Cash 5 jackpot tickets that were sold in Union and Middlesex counties have split the top prize of $439,048 for the Jersey Cash 5 drawing held on Wednesday, September 1. Each winning ticket is worth $ 219,524.
CLARK — The 2010-2011 school year officially commenced in the Clark Public School District on Sept. 1 with a morning Superintendent’s Convocation in the Arthur L. Johnson High School Auditorium facilitated by newly appointed Superintendent of Schools Kenneth Knops.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Conflict resolution, peer mediation and character education programs in New Jersey schools attract increased attention every day amid growing concerns about violence.
EDISON — David Edwards has been named dean of arts and sciences at Middlesex County College. He started August 30.
HILLSIDE – The Kean University men’s soccer team opened the 2010 campaign with a 5-2 win over visiting John Jay College at the East Campus Soccer Field on Wednesday afternoon.
EDISON — Bianna Gutierrez, a sophomore at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, attended a rigorous three-week residential engineering program on the campus of Drexel University in Philadelphia this summer. She was one of 120 applicants to be accepted to the program.
FISHING WITH GRANDPA…on a warm summer’s day. After picking out just the right shady spot under a tree at Union County’s Echo Lake Park in Mountainside, Ken Kennedy relaxes—in between baiting hooks—for his grandsons, Patrick, 5, and Steven Miller, 7.
UNION – Sophomore Ashley DiRocco scored the game’s lone goal, as the Kean University women’s soccer team opened the season with a 1-0 win over Manhattanville College on Wednesday afternoon in Kean Alumni Stadium.
LAKEWOOD – The BlueClaws went ahead with three runs in the sixth and benefited from some stellar pitching Thursday night, taking three of four from the Augusta GreenJackets with a 4-1 win.
YORK, Pa. – The Newark Bears defeated the York Revolution 16-10 at Sovereign Bank Stadium in York, Pennsylvania. Every Bear starter recorded a multi-hit effort as Newark connected for a season-high 26 hits.