SHORT HILLS – Know the difference between “triclinium” and “cubiculum?” If so, you’re on par with four students at St. Rose of Lima Academy in Short Hills, who recently earned certificates for outstanding achievement on the National Latin Exam.
In spite of great strides in cleaning up our waters, stormwater runoff still washes chemicals, oil and litter from streets, roofs and lawns into streams, rivers, bays and oceans.
RAHWAY – The city’s health department will offer free rabies shots for cats and licensed dogs in May.
ELIZABETH–Members of Benedictine Academy’s senior class visited Washington D.C. from April 18-20. The all-expense-paid trip was the gift of a benefactor of the school.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Local officials met Thursday in New Brunswick to recognize those who have been injured or killed on the job and also to focus on the importance and need for better health and safety conditions in the workplace.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced that normal traffic patterns will be restored on Interstate 287 eastbound and westbound in the vicinity of Possumtown Road in Piscataway.
CLARK – Township residents should put out their grass clippings for pickup on Mondays, beginning May 2. An outside contractor will handle the collections, which will continue each Monday for 18 weeks.
CARTERET — Sgt. 1st Class Scott Strohmeier, who passed away as a result of natural causes on Friday, April 22, will be laid to rest tomorrow with a service in Carteret. Flags at the borough municipal buildings will be flown at half-staff, per an executive order by Mayor Daniel Reiman.
LINDEN – An East Orange man has been charged in a Linden home burglary that took place last month, authorities said.