UNION CITY – Realizing there should be no language barrier for at-risk youth, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno today helped kickoff a Spanish-speaking helpline for young people between the ages of 10 and 24.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – US Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration has allocated nearly $3.8 million to upgrade public transportation infrastructure in four New Jersey communities, New Jersey’s senators announced today.
TRENTON – Two former New Jersey Turnpike toll collectors were sentenced to jail today for stealing thousands of dollars in toll funds in a scheme in which they obtained tickets from interchanges near their toll plazas and substituted them for tickets from motorists who paid large tolls, pocketing the difference, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nearly a quarter of college admissions officers that responded to a survey, said that they checked applicants’ pages on Facebook or other social networking sites, Kaplan Test Prep announced. When Kaplan first began asking in 2008, only 10 percent of schools said that they did.
RAHWAY… The September day was perfect for golfers as they teed off at RWJ Rahway Foundation’s 28th Annual Golf Classic at Echo Lake Country Club in Westfield on Monday. “It was a great day for RWJ Rahway,” said Honorary Golf Chairman Dr. Barry Benisch, Rahway Pathology, P.A.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Authorities are investigating the death of a New Brunswick man who was fatally shot by city police during an incident just after midnight, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
ELIZABETH – The city’s police chief has asked the school board how it can justify reducing the security budget for monitoring Elizabeth’s 5,000 high school students at a time when it got an injection of approximately $80 million in additional state aid.
Elizabeth AARP • Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. – Elizabeth AARP Chapter 5439 will hold their monthly meeting at the New Zion Baptist Church, 800 Flora St., Elizabeth. New members welcome. Info: 1-908-342-6920.
SCOTCH PLAINS — It’s that time of year again…time for the Scotch Plains – Fanwood Fall Town Wide Garage Sale and you are going to want a map. On Saturday, Sept. 24, many garage sales are taking place in Scotch Plains and Fanwood.