EDISON — Students at Mother Seton Regional High School in Clark have established a Chapter of GlamourGals Foundation. GlamourGals is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has inspired and organized teens to provide companionship and complimentary beauty makeovers to women living in senior homes since 2000.
TRENTON – Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced Thursday that New Jersey has signed on as a member of a network of states in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic region that will collaborate on a plan to promote electric vehicles and vehicles that use alternative fuels such as natural gas and bio-fuels to help improve air quality throughout the region.
In the 1980s, I was an unrefined adolescent from blue-collar Butler, Pennsylvania. I knew nothing and cared nothing about politics. I had no idea if I was a conservative or liberal, Democrat or Republican, or much of anything else. But I knew one thing: Moammar Kaddafi was a bad dude.
CLARK – State Sen. Nicholas Scutari visited fifth grade students at the Frank K. Hehnly School in Clark on Oct. 19 as part of the national “Legislators Back to School Program.”
CLARK –Erin Heaning, a student at the Valley Road School in Clark, was the school’s winner in the UNICO Columbus Day Essay Contest Winner.
PERTH AMBOY – In 1892, 35 African Americans started church services in the basement of the predominately white congregation at First Baptist Church in Perth Amboy. As history would have it, the founding group was forced to establish a separate church in a different location. Today that church is Cathedral International, formally the historic Second Baptist Church.
I am amazed how often Republican climate skeptics such as Texas Governor Rick Perry are called “global-warming-deniers”.
NEPTUNE — At the request of the state, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is extending the registration deadline for renters, homeowners and business owners who suffered damage from Hurricane Irene.
SOUTH AMBOY — On October 2, the Dowdell Library Foundation of South Amboy raised hundreds of dollars in donations through a dunking booth at the South Amboy Street Fair to purchase an online software teaching center that will provide coaching for SAT, AP, GED, and citizenship tests as well as job search and workplace skills.