RAHWAY – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots taxpayer organization, will hold a public hearing regarding the group’s model Taxpayers’ Budget for New Jersey tonight at 7 p.m. in Rahway.
LINDEN – A Linden mentor has been honored as the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America “Big Sister of the Year.”
UNION COUNTY — Literacy Volunteers of Union County recently graduated 21 new volunteer tutors who completed a training workshop series in Westfield. The volunteers became certified to tutor both basic skills and English as a second language after completing the 15-hour workshop.
STATE — Lottery tickets sold in Montana and Ohio matched all six numbers in Wednesday’s Powerball game, to split a $97 million jackpot.
NEWARK —Three members of an alleged mortgage fraud scheme that falsely promised to help homeowners facing foreclosure keep their homes and repair their damaged credit were arrested this week on wire fraud conspiracy charges, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
HIGHLAND PARK– The Highland Park Borough Council is expected to vote July 6 on an ordinance that will change the requirements for site plans for businesses and homeowners, which will reduce the amount of red tape to open a business or make home improvements.
MADISON, Wis. -You don’t need a chemistry degree to figure out what skin-care products are right for you.
LINDEN – The annual George “Butchie” Scoles Fishing Derby will be held at the pond at Wilson Park on Wednesday, July 21.
WESTFIELD — On Monday, July 19, the American Cancer Society will host the Metro NJ Region’s 18th annual Golf Tournament at Echo Lake Country Club in Westfield.
TRENTON – A measure sponsored intended to allow school districts more flexibility when filling classroom teacher vacancies was unanimously approved Monday by the Senate Education Committee.
METUCHEN – The Pollo Tropical® in Metuchen, at 77 U.S. Route 1 S. Menlo Park Terrace, is undergoing an exciting transformation to offer a new, elevated experience – complete with sizzling fajita platters, free table service and WiFi – as well as real plates, silverware and much more.
LINDEN – Linden AARP Chapter #1894 recently named their officers for the upcoming organizational year.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army Pvt. John C. Szymanski has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.