CARTERET — Carteret Mayor Dan Reiman and the Borough Council approved the calendar year 2010 municipal budget this week that actually reduces taxes for residents.
STATE – Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot could be worth up to $75 million, with a $49.9 million cash option.
RAHWAY—The Rahway Police Department is looking for people who want to make a difference in their community. Volunteers will be trained to become Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members.
TRENTON – With high school sports practices getting under way, Assembly members Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr., Craig J. Coughlin, Thomas P. Giblin and Mila M. Jasey are pushing legislation to create an awareness program on the prevention, risk and treatment of sports-related brain injuries.
TRENTON—Statistics released this week by the New Jersey School Boards Association indicate that average teacher salary raises are dropping to the lowest point on record.
HAMILTON– Preparing college-bound teens for life away from home can be an anxious and task-filled time. While many parents will be teaching and reminding their teens about diet, laundry and personal safety, they too frequently forget the important subject of car care and repairs before sending their teen and vehicle off to college.
RAHWAY- The 3rd Annual “Summer Strongman Showdown” benefit will be held Saturday, Aug. 14, at 10 a.m. in the Power and Fitness Health Club Parking lot located at 280 St. Georges Avenue, Rahway.
EAST RUTHERFORD — The Meadowlands is one of 21 harness racing tracks throughout the United States that will participate in a weekend-long celebration of harness racing for fans, old and new, on Aug. 14 and 15.
PERTH AMBOY-Businesses was once on Smith St.: Joseph L. Hare; furniture, carpets and oil clothes, Marsh Bros Florist, Wm. H. McCormick flour feed, W.B. Mount; home furnishing goods, M. Peterson; boots and shoes, C.C. Pierson’s Old Family Shoe Store was opposite R.P. Barton, Skidmore’s Meat Market.
I used to wonder if I failed my daughter. Since she is my only child, it really hurts when I don’t do something right the first time, because I never get a do-over with a second kid. So you can imagine the lingering torment, anguish and nightmares I experienced after learning that my daughter….drum roll here….. WOULD NOT APPLY TO IVY LEAGUE SCHOOLS!
Singles • Aug. 13 from 7:30 – 11:30 p.m. – Middlesex East Widows Or Widowers, Carteret Chapter, will hold an open dance at the American Legion Hall, 1155 Roosevelt Ave., Carteret. Live music & refreshments. Admission: $10 members, $12 guests. For info, call 1-732-969-2228 or 1-908-757-0515.
RAHWAY — Honorary Chairman, Dr. Barry Benisch, Rahway Pathology, P.A. expresses his appreciation to the Golf Committee and RWJ Rahway Foundation for their dedication and commitment to RJW Rahway.
WOODBRIDGE – The New Horizons Band will perform familiar works from well-known Broadway musicals at a benefit concert with proceeds to benefit the Barron Arts Center on Saturday, Aug. 14 at 2 p.m.