I am writing in support of Josh Fine’s candidacy for the Highland Park Board of Education. I moved with my family over ten years ago to Highland Park being attracted to a diverse, eclectic and educated community.
UNION COUNTY — The New Jersey State Police, the NJ State Police Office of Emergency Management, and emergency response and emergency management agencies will be conducting a multi-day, full scale exercise to test first responder deployment and response capabilities in New Jersey’s Urban Area Security Initiative region.
As a former teacher, school administrator, and educational researcher, I am concerned that a competitive business model that includes merit pay and teacher evaluations based on standardized tests will not translate into improving public schools.
Newark residents George T. Ingram, 18, Jonathan M. Lopez, 21, and Ervin A. Toledo, 20, as well as Angela Concepcion, 23, of Toms River were charged with third degree theft after being arrested at the Target department store on West Edgar Road on March 31.
ELIZABETH — While Elizabeth lost more than $14 million in revenue from the state last year, this time, about $3 million is being returned, for a total allocation of almost $271 million.
Each spring, millions of Americans look forward to receiving a hefty income tax refund. And it truly is “hefty” with the average federal refund in 2010 hovering around $3,000. That’s a lot of money to be giving the government through what is essentially a year-long, interest-free loan.
TRENTON–April is National Autism Awareness Month and Health and Senior Services Acting Commissioner Mary O’Dowd is urging parents with children under two to speak to their health care provider about autism and be aware of early warning signs and symptoms of the spectrum of autism disorder.
EDISON — Middlesex County College will host a Unity Walk to support the relief efforts in Japan on Monday, April 18 at 11 a.m. in front of the College Center.
GARWOOD — All Star Pet Rescue will have some of their cuddly canines at Pet Valu in the Kings Shopping Center at 300 S. Ave. in Garwood on Saturday, April 9 between 11 – 3 p.m. for an adoption event.