EDISON – In recognition of its potential as a model Chinese language program for the U.S., strong local leadership, demonstrated commitment to international exchange and collaboration, and global vision for the future, The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison has been accepted as a member of the third and final cohort of schools in the Asia Society Confucius Classrooms Network.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — R. Paris of Raritan was named one of five winners in the first round of the Happiness In NYC Sweepstakes, sponsored by Peanut Butter & Co.and Delta Vacations. Paris’ prize pack includes over $400 worth of Peanut Butter & Co. products, Peanuts DVDs and assorted Peanuts merchandise
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Staff Sgt. Jorge M. Oliveira, 33, of Newark, was killed in Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, the Department of Defense announced this afternoon.
RAHWAY — RWJ Rahway Foundation’s Fashion Show Committee has plans to celebrate its 20th Anniversary Fashion Show on Saturday, Nov. 5, at The Bridgewater Marriott.
MILLBURN — Paper Mill Playhouse announced the cast and creative team for its holiday musical, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. The show will be directed by Marc Bruni, with choreography by Randy Skinner and musical direction by Steven Freeman.
ELIZABETH – The New Jersey Schools Development Authority (SDA) and Elizabeth Public Schools representatives announced the restart of construction at the Victor Mravlag School No. 21 project in Elizabeth this morning. They were joined by other state and local officials and community members.
STATE – New Jersey politicians reacted to the death of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi today when revolutionary forces overwhelmed his hometown of Sirte, the last major site of resistance following the fall of Gadhafi’s regime.
ELIZABETH – A member of the Bloods street gang was convicted on weapons charges last week, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.
ROSELLE – Authorities are searching for the suspect in a Wednesday afternoon robbery of the TD Bank branch located at 37 St. Georges Avenue in Roselle, officials said.