WOODBRIDGE – Councilman Greg Bedard, who represented the Avenel and Port Reading sections of the township, resigned his seat last Wednesday. The Democrat cited family and work as the reasons for the move.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The Middlesex County Public Health Department is reporting that a raccoon tested positive for rabies in New Brunswick, in the vicinity of College Farm Road and Poultry Lane on Rutgers University.
CLARK – Fourth and fifth grade students at Hehnly Elementary School enjoyed a visit from The Raptor Trust, one of the premier wild bird rehabilitation centers in the United States.
NEW BRUNSWICK- Lustigdancetheatre, in collaboration with Middlesex County College, will present the debut performance of Luna Mexicana on October 22nd in the Performing Arts Center.
STATE–The Department of Health and Senior Services released its draft rules last week, pending publication in the New Jersey Register outlining the registration and application process for patients, primary caregivers, physicians, cultivators and dispensaries to participate in New Jersey’s Medicinal Marijuana Program.
RAHWAY – Marking the grand opening of New Jersey’s fifth modernized motor vehicle agency, Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez, joined by state and local officials, cut the ribbon on the new Rahway Agency on Thursday and reaffirmed the state’s commitment to effectively and efficiently serving the public.
RAHWAY — Rahway High School senior Anny Caba has recently been named a 2010-2011 National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) Scholar by the College Board.
Call it a character flaw. But aside from a cherished gaggle of relatives and friends, I don’t much care what folks are up to if it doesn’t affect me. Thus my conspicuous absence from Facebook. However, after seeing director David Fincher’s “The Social Network,” about its wunderkind founder, Mark Zuckerberg, I am rethinking my stance.
UNION COUNTY — The Arthur L. Johnson hockey team can rest easy. The ice will be ready for them.
TRENTON – New Jersey Youth ChalleNGe cadet Jessica M. Conceicao of Rahway receives her diploma and congratulations from Victoria Ragucci, director of the New Jersey Youth ChalleNGe Academy, on Saturday, Sept. 25 at the War Memorial in Trenton.
EDISON — Eighth graders in Noreen Jafri’s earth science class at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison recently used topographic map symbols and their knowledge of contour lines to explore features of USGS (United States Geological Survey) topographical maps.
PERTH AMBOY— Mayor Wilda Diaz and Keep Middlesex Moving, Inc (KMM) announced a Street Corner Safety event, hosted by Perth Amboy, on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at noon at Fink Park located on the corner of Smith Street and Madison Avenue.
CLIFTON — Dover Business College Vice President of Academic Affairs Karl Soehnlein, PhD, has announced that students from Union County have been named to the Dean’s List at Dover Business College for the Summer 2010 Quarter.