STATE — As rain continues to fall in New Jersey, the American Red Cross is returning to communities that flooded last week as a result of Hurricane Irene; this time to determine who has been displaced again.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Middlesex County has purchased and is distributing to police departments throughout the county Automated License Plate Recognition Systems (ALPR’s), which are intended enhance a wide array of law enforcement activities.
OLD BRIDGE – The Old Bridge Republican Committee will hold a grand opening for their new committee headquarters tonight from 7-9 p.m.
WOODBRIDGE – Congressman Leonard Lance’s staff will hold a mobile office in Woodbridge on Friday, Sept. 9, to assist Middlesex County residents and small businesses with Hurricane Irene disaster assistance.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A middle-class upbringing does not guarantee the same status as an adult, according to findings reported by The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Economic Mobility Project.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s Center for Hispanic Policy, Research and Development awarded $245,000 to Hispanic community based organizations in Union and Middlesex counties.
EDISON — Emanuel di Pasquale, assistant professor of English and poet-in-residence at Middlesex County College, recently published a new work of poetry. Entitled “Harvest,” the work consists of 41 poems that look at nature, the connection between men and women, and basic human passions.
HILLSIDE — The Community FoodBank of New Jersey has prepared 25,000 meals for evacuation sites for victims of Hurricane Irene. The agency is still producing 2,000 meals per day for the region, including Paterson and Bound Brook, and is distributing cleanup supplies and bottled water.
LINDEN – A lecture on “Comedy in the Golden Age of Radio,” which was to be presented by Henry Morse at the Linden Public Library on Oct. 5, has been cancelled.