EDISON — A new, state-of-the-art biotechnology lab was recently opened at Middlesex County College. It will allow students to become proficient in laboratory techniques used in the biosciences industry.
FREEHOLD – A 29-year-old Ocean Township man was sentenced to six years in state prison last week for stabbing a 47-year-old South Amboy resident.
April 13 at 5:30 p.m. – In the vicinity of 77 Central Avenue, Officer Brian Renda arrested North Bergen resident Nestor Pachon-Perez on outstanding warrants from Paramus, Passaic and Elizabeth for contempt of court. He was subsequently turned over to the Elizabeth Police Department.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced Monday that its Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI) and Family Leave Insurance (FLI) benefit programs are replacing paper checks with electronic debit cards.
ELIZABETH–Marine Corps Pfc. Maria I. Martinez, daughter of Jose Martinez, of Elizabeth, recently completed the Basic Food Service Course.
CLARK — Erin Reilly, a special education teacher at Valley Road in the Clark School District, was the recipient of the prestigious “Innovations In Special Education” Award through the New Jersey School Boards Association.
IT’S OFFICIAL…the other day, on the official F.B.I. website, they finally released a memo “proving” that aliens actually did land in Roswell, New Mexico, back in 1947…
SOMERSET — The Diocese of Metuchen will honor Jim and Jeanine Cavanagh of Raritan, at its 21st annual Bread and Roses Ball on Saturday, May 14. The Cavanaghs will receive the Immanuel Award at the event which will take place at the DoubleTree Hotel, 200 Atrium Drive, Somerset.
Dear EarthTalk: Why don’t cleaning products have to list their ingredients, and are these products tested for what they might do to your health? — Patricia Greenville, Bethel, CT