As a primatologist who has worked closely with chimpanzees who are refugees of the animal-testing industry, I was delighted to learn that the European Union has banned the use of great apes in experimentation.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.– The Kean University men’s soccer team fell to #3 Christopher Newport University, 3-1, Saturday evening in the Chick-fil-A Invitational hosted by Virginia Wesleyan University.
LANGHORNE, Pa. — New Jersey City University dropped a pair of matches to Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham and Stevenson University, but bounced back for a win over Rosemont College, to place fifth at the Crimson Eagle Classic, hosted by Philadelphia Biblical University on Saturday.
EDISON – More than 50 state, county and local elected officials joined police chiefs and directors from throughout Middlesex County today to dedicate the renovated and expanded Middlesex County Police Training Center, which provides quality continuing education to law enforcement officers from Middlesex County and beyond.
Since Sept. 11, 2001, Americans have delivered al Qaeda just about all it sought when it launched its murderous attack. We have bankrupted much of our economy, inspired worldwide hatred by recklessly using our military and greatly curtailed freedom in the name of ‘security’ without actually making ourselves any safer.
LINDEN – Linden Public Schools students participated in a Remembrance Ceremony for those affected by the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks today.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY –State officials visited Old Bridge and Iselin to present a piece of steel from the World Trade Center to local fire departments for use in their public memorials to honor the victims and remember the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
PERTH AMBOY — Holy Trinity Church will hold a Sept. 11th Memorial Mass on Saturday morning, with Father Wlazyslaw Wiktorek, also known as Father Walter, presiding.
WOODBRIDGE — Mayor John E. McCormac, the New Jersey Senior Olympic Committee, Senior Olympians and competing Senior athletes, and statewide elected officials will open the 2010 New Jersey Senior Olympic Games on Saturday, Sept. 11, during ceremonies outside the Woodbridge Community Center.
PERTH AMBOY — Kerry Dyke, a student at Perth Amboy Catholic School, has won a billboard contest held by The Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey. Dyke’s artwork, expressing the message “Choose a Bright Future, Avoid Alcohol” was selected from thousands of entries.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s has awarded New Jersey communities $11,641,549 million in additional funding to help minimize the negative effects of the foreclosure crisis. This funding will be distributed through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant Neighborhood Stabilization Program third round of grants.
EDISON — Project Connections, a program at Middlesex County College that provides intensive support services for college-able students with learning disabilities, has received a five-year federal grant.
UNION – The Gene & Shelley Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University announces its 2010-11 inaugural season lineup. The first full season in Enlow Hall consists of 19 performances featuring many of today’s leading musicians and ensembles in classical, pop, jazz and world music, as well as a number of special projects and residencies.