PERTH AMBOY — While City Hall is seeking a $330 property tax hike for the average homeowner, Eric Rodgers and Milady Tejeda are boasting that the proposed school budget they helped introduce includes no increase in the local levy for the schools as part of their campaign for re-election.
EDISON – Middlesex County’s popular Roosevelt Park Family Roller Skating Rink will open for the season on Friday, April 22.
STATE – As gasoline prices climb towards the $4 mark, it seems likely that Americans may cut back on summer travel plans.
HIGHLAND PARK – Highland Park was designated as Climate Showcase Community where leaders will encourage borough stakeholders to reduce the municipality’s carbon footprint.
TRENTON – State Senator Joseph F. Vitale, sponsor of the New Jersey Hero Act to increase organ donation in the Garden State, urged New Jersey residents to celebrate “Donate Life Month,” by signing up to be an organ donor in April.
FT. LEE – Shoppers believe that manufacturers should use more environmentally-friendly packaging for their products, but are unwilling to bear the burden of the green initiative, according to data collected by Perception Research Services.
CRANFORD — Mark your calendars for the American Heart Association Mid-Jersey Start! Heart Walk on Saturday, June 4, at Nomehagen Park in Cranford.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — On Saturday, May 14, Middlesex County’s Agricultural Extension Office will present a garden workshop from 10 AM to Noon at the EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Ave, South Brunswick. The topic presented will be “Native Plant Landscaping”. The fee for the workshop is $20. This will be a Classroom & Outdoor Workshop
PERTH AMBOY–As part of Raritan Bay Medical Center’s (RBMC) ongoing growth and renewal program, the medical center celebrated the opening of new Outpatient and Imaging Suites in the refurbished Perth Amboy Blue Wing April 14.