TRENTON— State legislators joined with Food & Water Watch, NJ Sierra Club and Delaware Riverkeeper Network to call for immediate passage of legislation to ban natural gas hydraulic fracturing in New Jersey.
TRENTON – On Monday, an Assembly panel approved a package of bills intended to make end-of-life care decisions easier for New Jersey families.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A former substitute teacher at the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High School in Perth Amboy has been placed on probation for five years for sexually assaulting a 17-year-old male student, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Monday.
CARTERET — Wakefern Corp., the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the U.S., will become the latest business to locate to Carteret, according to Mayor Dan Reiman and the borough’s Economic Development Office.
EDISON –Pranali Soni of Edison, a sophomore at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss New Jersey Pageant to be held Aug. 21-22 at the Hilton Hotel in East Brunswick.
CARTERET — The borough will be a participating sponsor in the U.S.D.A.’s Summer Food Service Program for 2011, Mayor Daniel J. Reiman and the Carteret Board of Health announced last week.
MOUNTAINSIDE — IRS e-file has reached a major milestone as it passed the one billion mark nationwide for individual tax returns processed safely and securely since 1986.
UNION – The YM-YWHA of Union County will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, June 14, at 7:30 p.m. at 501 Green Lane in Union.
RAHWAY — Natalia Pavon, a fifth grader at Franklin School in Rahway, was one of six students nominated to attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C.