LEBANON—“Saving Hannah: Or How to Rewrite History, A GirlMogul Adventure” by Andrea Stein is a tween novel with four smart, savvy characters who would rather rule their town than win a beauty contest or choose new lip gloss.
JERSEY CITY–Five different players netted a goal as New Jersey City University outshot the City College of New York, 22-5 and opened the 52nd season of men’s soccer at the University with a convincing 5-0 shutout on Wednesday afternoon at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.
Everyone from New Jersey who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free trees as part of the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign.
UNION – Wesley College senior Brooke Tadlock scored the game-winning goal eight minutes into overtime to lift the Wolverines to a 2-1 victory over host Kean University in the season opener on Wednesday evening at Kean Alumni Stadium.
RAHWAY — The Rahway Police Auxiliary Police fall clothing drive was completed on Aug. 28. New donated clothing was shared with three local churches.
PERTH AMBOY – The New Jersey Department of Transportation today announced that the newly reconstructed Amboy Avenue bridge over Route 440 in Perth Amboy was fully reopened to traffic this afternoon, Sept. 2.
STATE — While national weather forecasters are predicting that Hurricane Earl may just be an inconvenience to our state over Labor Day weekend, New Jersey Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh urges residents to take precautions to protect their health and safety, especially if they are going to the shore.
TRENTON – New Jersey lawmakers are considering legislation that would require background checks for school volunteers.
STATE – Rep. Leonard Lance is a safe enough bet to be re-elected that CNN has removed New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District from its “Races To Watch” list.
NEWARK —NJ Transit is seeking a provider of wireless broadband (Wi-Fi) internet service at rail stations and onboard trains and has issued a request for proposals from qualified firms.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY– Grants will be awarded to local police departments to develop educational and prevention programs to combat bias crimes, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Middlesex County Freeholder Mildred S. Scott announced this week.
TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie signed legislation to appropriate $821 million in no-cost and low-cost loans for water and sewer infrastructure projects across the state this week.
STATE – On Wednesday, New Jersey Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh kicked off a month-long series of events to raise awareness of minority health issues and health disparities as part of Minority and Multicultural Health Month.