TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the start of construction on a $21.5 million viaduct replacement project on Route 22 in Hillside Township.
TRENTON – Noting the negative impact that debt and the inability to legally drive can have on a person’s life, New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Acting Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez announced the creation of the MVC Surcharge Payment Incentive Program this week.
LINDEN – Police arrested two men on Tuesday night after investigating a report of shots fired on the 700 block of Allen Street, authorities said.
ELIZABETH – Home furnishing retailer IKEA will offer each of the first 250 customers on Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13, a gift card ranging from $5 to $250 to mark completion of a comprehensive renovation of its Elizabeth store.
UNION–On Thursday, June 24, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s New Jersey District Office will play matchmaker to SBA lenders and New Jersey small business owners seeking to finance their business expansions or start-up ventures through an SBA-backed loan.
When time and money are in short supply, it’s hard to think about big remodeling projects. But with a little imagination and a small outlay for top quality 100% acrylic latex paint, you can quickly make big changes in the appearance of your home’s interior or exterior.
STATE — Surfrider, Sierra Club and Clean Ocean Action are organizing New Jersey residents to participate in a national event called Hands Across the Sand. The event will oppose offshore oil drilling and the threat it poses to New Jersey’s coastal economy and marine environment.
Memories from William Frolich: “My old family homestead in Elizabeth still has a well, but it is covered with a flagstone. The pump there used to have a wooden base to hold it at a convenient height for hand pumping and on hot summer days wagon drivers used to draw buckets of cool water for their horses.
RAHWAY — Space is still available in the Kids’ Summer Art Workshops at Arts Guild New Jersey. The program is offered as five-day art workshops for children ages 7 – 12 in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking and Sculpture.
Nothing says summer vacation like warm days spent at the pool or a quick weekend retreat to the beach. Whether you’re jumping waves in the ocean or splashing around in a pool, these tips from the Federal Citizen Information Center will help keep you and your family safe this summer.
NEW BRUNSWICK — On Monday, June 28 at 8 p.m., Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the Folklife Program for New Jersey present The Hester Street Troupe in an age-old Yiddish folk music tradition known as klezmer at the Crossroads Theatre, 7 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.
Nebbishes, fools and dreamers thrive in producer Judd Apatow’s generally raunchy comedies with a heart. Which is as it should be, if you ask Messrs Chaplin, Keaton and Allen.
EDISON — Virginia Borough of Avenel was named the Outstanding Co-Op/Internship Student of the Year for a two-year school. The award was presented at the New Jersey Cooperative Education and Internships Association awards program June 10 at Rutgers University.