ROCHELLE PARK – Flanked by a sea of riders and riding instructors, state and federal officials marked the start of New Jersey’s Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month on Friday by unveiling its “Share the Road” public awareness campaign for 2011.
ELIZABETH – The members and staff of Community Access Unlimited applauded a state plan to provide people with disabilities and/or their families an annual stipend to help pay for the cost of providing services.
KENILWORTH — Former WWE Intercontinental Champion The Honky-Tonk Man (the greatest of all time, if you ask him), plus former ECW and WWE tag-team champion and current TNA star D-Von Dudley, from the famous Dudley Boyz tag-team, will headline an all-star card of pro wrestling coming to Kenilworth on Saturday.
TRENTON — May is Asthma Awareness Month and the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS) is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and health care groups across the nation to educate people about the symptoms, treatments and costs of the disease.
NEW BRUNSWICK — On Tuesday, May 3, the Middlesex County Bar Foundation honored the Noor Ul-Iman School of South Brunswick for winning the 2010-11 Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Middlesex County Championship. The event was held at the Middlesex County Superior Court in New Brunswick.
HIGHLAND PARK — Sustainable Highland Park and the Board of Health are once again combining efforts to host the annual Earth & Health Fair on Tuesday, May 10, from 6 to 9 p.m. The event will be held in the cafeteria and gymnasium of the Highland Park High School located at 102 North 5th Ave and is being cosponsored by the Borough of Highland Park and the Highland Park School District.
PLAINFIELD — United Way of Greater Union County’s Plainfield Community Council will host its third annual Maidens in May House Tour in Plainfield on Sunday, May 22, from 2-5 p.m., with a reception following at Grace Episcopal Church, 600 Cleveland Avenue in Plainfield from 4-6 p.m.
LINDEN — Dr. Gretchen Carter addressed Linden School No. 4’s third and fourth grade students, offering inspirational words as they prepared to take the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) test. Carter spoke of her personal experiences on her journey into the field of medicine.
May 4 at 6:05 p.m. – Police investigated a reported theft from a motor vehicle, parked on the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue. The victim, a 49-year-old Staten Island, N.Y. man, told police that someone took three cash bags containing approximately $50,000, receipts collected from three gas stations