EDISON – Edison Township Public Schools has partnered with Blackboard Inc. to launch a custom-designed mobile application to enhance school and district communications, the company announced today.
TRENTON—Nearly 29 percent of New Jersey school districts – 170 of the 589 school districts and educational services commission tracked by the New Jersey School Boards Association – changed superintendents in 2010-2011, according to an NJSBA report.
CARTERET- Carteret Councilwoman Susan Naples and Councilman Randy Krum will mark the beginning of the campaign season with a “Canvassing Kick-off” event on Tuesday, Sept. 6. The pair will join Carteret Mayor Dan Reiman and a host of volunteers in what will be the start of an aggressive campaign for re-election.
ELIZABETH — A Plainfield man was sentenced to 20 years in state prison Monday, having been found guilty of drug charges in March, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
SOUTH AMBOY — On Aug. 16, the Dowdell Library Foundation gave $2,000 to the Sadie Pope Dowdell Public Library of South Amboy.
ROSELAND – Residents and business owners affected by storms and flooding face major challenges in recovering from their losses. The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) has prepared a Disaster Recovery Guide in hopes of providing at least a measure of assistance for those in crisis.
ROBBINSVILLE – With the fall interscholastic sports season about to begin, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Association (NJSIAA) — the non-profit group that represents the best interests of more than 250,000 student athletes from 433 accredited public, private, and parochial high schools — has announced a pair of significant updates.
PERTH AMBOY– Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Perth Amboy Auxiliary, one of the oldest hospital auxiliaries in the New Jersey, is holding its 10th Annual Gift Auction and Luncheon Sunday, Sept.18, at noon, at ZPA Hall in Perth Amboy. Proceeds from the fundraising event benefit the medical center’s new Center for Women at Perth Amboy.
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