LINDEN — Linden High School recently announced its September Students of the Month: senior Dekira Overton, junior Perle Desir, sophomore Nicole Tarnowski, and freshman Olivia Podsiebierski.
EDISON – The Edison Township School District has been awarded a $5000 Investor Savings Bank Charitable Foundation Grant. This grant will support Edison’s program to place iPads in the hands of students with disabilities.
TRENTON – The NJ Spotlight Roundtable Series will focus on Medicaid on Friday, Oct. 28. The 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. discussion will take place at the Trenton Masonic Temple.
TRENTON – Even though New Jersey shed 11,100 jobs in September, the state’s unemployment rate fell 0.2 percentage points to 9.2 percent, moving closer to the national unemployment rate of 9.1 percent, according to figures released today.
STATE — The Provident Bank is offering New Jersey residents a chance to win big this holiday season and support their favorite charities, too.
RAHWAY — At Rahway Middle School, all sixth grade students received a free book through the Federal Program, RIF – Reading Is Fundamental. These students were challenged not only to read their new book but also share it with their peers in order to promote literacy.
ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force has arrested and charged a member of the Bloods sex-money-murder sect in the June 16, 2010 homicide of a Plainfield teenager, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.
STATE — New Jersey ranked near the bottom of a list comparing how much states send to Washington DC in fuel tax dollars and what they receive in spending, but every state received more highway money from the federal government than its drivers paid according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie announced a new State Strategic Plan on Wednesday, which he says will help New Jersey’s economy to grow and produce jobs. However, some worry that it puts economic growth ahead of the environment.