RAHWAY — On Thursday, September 1, the first day of school for teachers, freshmen and other new students were welcomed to the school. Students met with Principal John Farinella and some other staff members in a large group.
LINDEN — Literacy Volunteers of Union County (LV-UC) is a non-profit organization that recruits and trains volunteers to work with adults seeking to improve their reading, writing or English conversation skills. New Tutor Training Workshops provide new volunteers with the skills needed to work with adult learners in Union County.
OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. – Senior striker Julia Caseres (Union) had the first two goals of the game and added an assist to become the all-time leading scorer among men or women in New Jersey collegiate soccer history as New Jersey City University remained perfect with a 4-0 non-conference victory over SUNY-Old Westbury on the road on Sunday.
TRENTON – In an effort to address a current and worsening physician shortage in New Jersey, state Sen. Joseph F. Vitale is sponsoring a bill that would establish a Physician Loan Redemption Program for both primary care and specialty physicians who pledge to work in underserved and physician shortage areas.
TRENTON – The president of the Elizabeth School Board, a city employee, and the husband of the head of custodians for the Elizabeth School District were arrested this morning and charged with defrauding the Elizabeth School District’s free lunch program, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced. The program provides free and low-cost nutritious lunches for students who cannot otherwise afford them.
STATE – Some New Jersey residents are still cleaning up from the flooding caused by Hurricane Irene and subsequent storms, and one environmental advocacy group warns that future effects could be even worse if state officials continue to allow overdevelopment and sprawl.
STATE – As elections officials prepare to print sample ballots for the November election, a Bergen County Democrat hopes to make the paper ballots a relic of the past.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Six Middlesex County residents reported to Rowan University a week before the rest of their fellow freshmen to participate in Freshman Connection 2011, an opportunity to do service work, learn leadership skills or even enjoy a little adventure as they began their collegiate careers.
As many of you know, I have been amazingly blessed lately with my writing, not only that I am able to partake in these continuing ‘skyline’ slices, but also with the three books I now have available in stores and on-line, all around the world…