RAHWAY – Mayor Rick Proctor is facing an ethics complaint alleging that he pressured a city official to hire his wife for a job with a six-figure salary, according to a report by the Newark Star-Ledger.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Navy Seaman Apprentice Travis L. Woods, son of Mary and Robert Woods of Edison, recently completed the Naval Intelligence Specialist Course at the Navy and Marine Corps Intelligence Training Center in Virginia Beach, Va.
GREAT LAKES, Ill. — Navy Seaman Apprentice John A. Hensen, son of Sharon D. and Herman J. Hensen of Metuchen, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill, with honors and was promoted to his current rank.
LINDEN – The Striker School of Real Estate is offering a Broker’s Class to real estate salespersons who wish to obtain their NJ broker’s license. The course includes the broker’s basic, ethics and management parts.
STATE – For the first time since he took office, more New Jersey voters disapprove of President Barack Obama than think he’s doing a good job.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Compared to Caucasian women, African-American women are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer at a younger age and at a later stage, and have more aggressive features associated with poor prognosis. However, the reasons for these differences remain unknown.
NEWARK — Seven-time Grammy Award winner Gladys Knight will headline the Boys & Girls Clubs of New Jersey’s 9th annual Concert for Kids, which aims to increase awareness of their mission and raise funds for all of New Jersey’s 23 local clubs.
NEWARK — As Rhonda Auguste of Colonia welcomed former students, parents, and educators to a celebration marking the 25th anniversary of the Newark-based Wight Foundation, she shared some of her own memories.
EDISON — A building at Middlesex County College has been named for Billy Johnson, the late great-grandson of Robert Wood Johnson, and a benefactor of education. The building, formerly the Technical Services Center, houses the Department of Engineering Technologies, classrooms, engineering labs, faculty offices, and several administrative offices.