TRENTON – The president of the Elizabeth School Board, a city employee, and the husband of the head of custodians for the Elizabeth School District were arrested this morning and charged with defrauding the Elizabeth School District’s free lunch program, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced. The program provides free and low-cost nutritious lunches for students who cannot otherwise afford them.
STATE – Some New Jersey residents are still cleaning up from the flooding caused by Hurricane Irene and subsequent storms, and one environmental advocacy group warns that future effects could be even worse if state officials continue to allow overdevelopment and sprawl.
STATE – As elections officials prepare to print sample ballots for the November election, a Bergen County Democrat hopes to make the paper ballots a relic of the past.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Six Middlesex County residents reported to Rowan University a week before the rest of their fellow freshmen to participate in Freshman Connection 2011, an opportunity to do service work, learn leadership skills or even enjoy a little adventure as they began their collegiate careers.
As many of you know, I have been amazingly blessed lately with my writing, not only that I am able to partake in these continuing ‘skyline’ slices, but also with the three books I now have available in stores and on-line, all around the world…
Enough! Texas is burning. Our best croplands in Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri have been underwater since June. Hurricane Irene has devastated Northeast communities. People along the Mississippi, in Tuscaloosa, and Joplin are still recovering from Biblical floods and killer tornadoes.
LINDEN – The city’s Department of Public Property and Community Services is sponsoring Zumba classes for Linden adults this fall.
JERSEY CITY — Senior striker Jennifer Albuja (Union City /Hoboken) scored with 2:48 remaining in double overtime off an assist from senior striker Julia Caseres (Union) as New Jersey City University defeated William Paterson University, 3-2 at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field on Saturday.
WAYNE–Senior keeper Manny Lojo (Clark /Union Catholic) made five saves, including an impressive stop off a Marcus Hackett (Montclair /Immaculate Conception) penalty kick, but New Jersey City University fell to No. 22 ranked William Paterson, 5-0, on Saturday at the Pioneer Soccer Park.