EDISON – Second grade students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School enjoy delicacies from around the world at the United Nations Luncheon on October 20 in the Oakwood Room. Each student brought a dish that represents his or her country.
A dangerous process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has made natural gas extraction economical in areas where it was formerly unreachable. The process involves pressurized fluid used to fracture layers of rock, releasing natural gas to the surface.
MIDDLETOWN – The Provident Bank was recently honored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth & Middlesex Counties for its contributions to the organization and commitment to the community at the 13th annual “Matching Smiles Gala” at Navesink Country Club in Middletown.
CLARK — Arthur L. Johnson High School Art Teacher Bryan Klimchak presented a puppetry workshop this past week at the annual New Jersey School Boards Association Conference in Atlantic City.
TRENTON – NJDOT officials announced today that Route 1 has been restored to its original traffic pattern over Heathcote Brook in South Brunswick.
SCOTCH PLAINS — The Union County Academy for Performing Arts will perform its fall show, “Charley’s Aunt” on Nov. 17, 18, and 19 at 7 p.m. in the APA Black Box Theatre, located at 1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains.
PITMAN — New Jersey City University senior forward Walter Avans (Roselle Park/Union Catholic) was the offensive spark in the Gothic Knight’s late season run into conference playoff contention and for the third consecutive season, he has been selected to the All-New Jersey Athletic Conference team. Avans, a Second-Team All-NJAC pick in 2009 and 2010, earned First-Team All-NJAC accolades, in voting by the conference’s 10 head coaches.
WARREN – Verizon Wireless has expanded its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to more customers in the Northern New Jersey area by turning on additional cell sites in Newark, Lodi, Jersey City, Hackensack, South Plainfield, Linden, and Florham Park.
PARSIPPANY – Gov. Chris Christie signaled that he was unlikely to join in the defense of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to keep pollution from out-of-state power plants from blowing into New Jersey.