UNION COUNTY- United Way of Greater Union County’s inaugural “Stuff the Bus” campaign in partnership with local corporations and volunteers helped to make the start of the school year bright for a number of children in the county.
HAZLET – The new school year brings the return of bullying, peer pressure, and relationship issues affecting many students.
SOUTH AMBOY — The South Amboy Branch YMCA will begin a YTOTS Program for children aged 24-48 months this fall. The program is meant to be an introduction for some and an extension to others of a traditional preschool.
RAHWAY — After practicing general dentistry for 28 years, Dr. Richard Olin of Rahway sees the move into his new 2,400-square-foot dental building like a new beginning.
RAHWAY — The RWJ Rahway Foundation mourns the passing of Catherine “Kitty” Quadrel, who died on Aug. 5. A Life Member of the Foundation Board and with her family, Quadrel was a 2007 Guardian of the Rose recipient for her many years of dedication and outstanding philanthropic support to RWJ Rahway.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Westfield’s Jordana Alter Confino, a student at Yale University, is one of Glamour Magazine’s Top 10 College Women, the publication announced. She is profiled in a feature in the magazine’s October issue, which hit newsstands Tuesday.
PERTH AMBOY — Mayor Wilda Diaz invites the Perth Amboy community to the 10th Anniversary of September 11 Memorial Ceremony. A mass/worship service will be taking place at noon on Sunday. A memorial ceremony and monument unveiling is to follow at 1 p.m. All events will be held at the City Hall Circle.
CARTERET-On the heels of a Labor Day holiday celebrating the American worker, Carteret Councilwoman Susan Naples and Councilman Randy Krum welcomed the endorsement of their re-election campaign by local labor unions in the borough.
TRENTON – The best way for President Obama to revive the U.S. economy is to tell Congress and the nation Thursday night that he will abandon plans to raise taxes and start chopping back the jungle of red tape that is choking off investment, growth and jobs, according to the local chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB).