MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Local police departments will divide $120,000 in grants to develop community policing programs, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
CLARK – The Board of Education will hold a special meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the Media Center of Arthur L. Johnson High School, 365 Westfield Avenue, Clark.
CLARK – The Township Council will hold a workshop meeting tonight at the municipal building, 430 Westfield Avenue, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Among the items listed on the agenda is a proposed ordinance changing the organization of the township police.
CARTERET – Divine Mercy Parish of Carteret’s parish picnic, originally planned for Sept. 25, has been cancelled.
EDISON — Students and future students who need enrollment services at Middlesex County College may take advantage of special hours on Saturday, September 17. The offices will be open from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
TRENTON – The state Department of Environmental Protection reopened the vast majority of shellfish beds in the state today after tissue samples collected over the weekend met federal health standards. The beds were closed Aug. 27 as Hurricane Irene approached New Jersey.
PITMAN — Senior striker Julia Caseres (Union) is the first New Jersey Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week of the 2011 season and earns the award for the fifth time in three seasons at New Jersey City University and the sixth time overall in her career.
JERSEY CITY — Senior forward Walter Avans (Roselle Park /Union Catholic) is the first NJCU men’s athlete of the week of the 2011 season and receives the honor for the fourth time in his career.
LITTLE FALLS – The New Jersey Jackals baseball team is headed back to the playoffs for the third consecutive year.