ELIZABETH – Attention all Elizabeth Residents! From Sept. 7 to Sept. 24, Union County College’s Retail Skills Center, located in Jersey Gardens Mall, will be offering free job training to all residents who qualify.
RAHWAY – PSE&G has begun to install energy efficient street lights in New Jersey municipalities, including Rahway. The lighting has also been installed in Roselle.
STATE — The New Jersey Education Association’s 125-member political action committee has voted to endorse seven incumbents in the general Congressional elections and Assemblywoman Linda Greenstein (D) for the open Senate seat vacated by former State Senator Bill Baroni (Mercer, Middlesex).
PERTH AMBOY – A funding shortfall forced the cancellation of the Labor Day weekend Concerts by the Bay performance, and may require the Aug. 29 concert to be eliminated as well if fundraising efforts are not successful.
PERTH AMBOY – School officials are hoping to get the state to reconsider financing the construction of a new high school to alleviate the Perth Amboy school district’s overcrowding problems.
PERTH AMBOY – Volunteers from several Target stores will be giving the library at Perth Amboy High School a makeover this week.
NEWARK – A Rahway man who worked as an assistant conductor with New Jersey Transit, pleaded guilty last week to stealing $3,500 from his former employer, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced.
CRANFORD—The 2010 Teen Arts Traveling Exhibit will be on display at the Cranford Public Library, 224 Walnut Avenue, from Aug. 10 to Sept. 10 during regular library hours.
NEWARK – Next month, students will begin to return to their schools, which are one of the most potentially productive, yet often-overlooked, sources of recycling and conservation in any community.
CLARK, NJ – The Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series continues on Wednesday, Aug. 11, with a performance by The Rat Pack, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Oak Ridge Park in Clark.
TRENTON – New Jersey residents who are active duty military personnel serving in the war on terrorism, including the National Guard and Military Reserves, will continue to receive automatic extensions of valid driver license, registration and inspection expiration dates, Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez announced Monday.
WALDORF, MD – The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs defeated the Newark Bears 6-1 on Monday night at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Maryland.
CHARLESTON, WV – After scoring just 11 runs in their last three games, the BlueClaws put ten on the board Monday night in a 10-6 twelve inning win over the West Virginia Power.