LINDEN – A 20-year-old Elizabeth man was stabbed outside a Linden convenience store on Friday evening, according to police.
STATE – A non-profit transportation advocacy group expressed concerns about New Jersey’s spending priorities in an analysis of the Department of Transportation’s 2012 capital program released this week
LARK – Construction is planned on Valley Road from the Parkway Circle to Walnut Avenue this week, weather permitting. The project is expected to take approximately three days to complete.
STATE –Today is the last day to register to vote in the June 7 primary elections.
PERTH AMBOY–The Perth Amboy Fire Department recently conducted their annual water rescue training at the Raritan Bay Area YMCA.
PERTH AMBOY – On Monday, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno presented a $25,000 grant to benefit the City of Perth Amboy’s emergency services. The money comes from a fund set up by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Parents, if your high-school senior is about to graduate, you have my heart-felt congratulations – and my sympathy. As your checkbook can attest, this has been an expensive year and it’s not over yet.
Dear Earth Talk: How healthy is soy? I heard that, despite its healthy image, most soy is grown using chemicals like other crops and is even being genetically modified. — D. Frinka, Syracuse, N.Y.
AWARD WINNING AUTHOR VISITS… Award winning nature photographer and author Kathy Miller visited The Wardlaw-Hartridge School on May 10 to share her new book, “Chippy Chipmunk Parties in the Garden.”