STATE – Thirty-two percent of the state’s public school districts expect to have larger class sizes when the new school year begins, according to a survey by the New Jersey School Boards Association.
CLARK – The Clark Public Library is undertaking a fundraising campaign in honor of its 50 year celebration.
Summertime is a popular time for people with children to move since school is out. Moving can be expensive, but the IRS offers 10 tax tips on deducting some of those expenses if your move is related to starting a new job or a new job location.
UNION COUNTY — Literacy Volunteers of Union County is offering free GED test prep classes to help individuals who want to take the high school equivalency exam and earn a GED certificate. Classes will be conducted in Plainfield and Springfield.
Dear EarthTalk: As I understand it, “Debt-for-Nature Swaps” are arrangements by which countries can erase debt by preserving land. Are any being done today? — Bill Hunt, Topeka, KS
NEWARK – The historic changes made to New Jersey’s public employee pension and benefits system will be the focus of a Sept. 30 forum sponsored by Rutgers University’s School of Public Affairs and Administration and the Hall Institute of Public Policy – New Jersey.
PLAINFIELD – For almost 10 years, United Way of Greater Union County (UWGUC) in partnership with the Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs has conducted an arts program for Union County child care centers called Learning MI Way.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Raymond Torres, son of Lillian I. and Ramon L. Torres of Carteret, and fellow crew members aboard the amphibious transport dock USS New Orleans, home ported in San Diego, Calif recently departed Naval Base Point Loma after completing a six-day deperming evolution in preparation for the ship’s scheduled deployment.
TEANECK — The Hispanic Business Council Scholarship Foundation of NJ, Inc. of Teaneck awarded $40,000 in scholarships and book stipends to 19 current college and college-bound Hispanic students at the organization’s 20th annual scholarship gala, “Developing Future Leaders”.