CLARK – Kenneth Knops took over as the superintendent of Clark’s public school district this month, after serving in the same role in Branchburg’s school district.
TRENTON – Five lucky New Jersey Lottery players have won the Mega Millions third prize of $10,000 for the Tuesday, July 13 drawing, Carole Hedinger, acting executive director of the New Jersey Lottery, announced.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and the Treasury issued new regulations this week, requiring new private health plans to cover evidence-based preventive services and eliminate cost sharing requirements for such services.
SOUTH AMBOY – The city council is expected to vote on a replacement for the late Councilman Russell Stillwagon next week.
TRENTON – Police agencies throughout New Jersey will be participating this summer in a pedestrian safety enforcement and education program designed to increase awareness about safely sharing the road.
SUMMIT – The Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Overlook Hospital celebrated the progress made in cancer survivorship at events throughout the month of June with a mix of reflection on survivors’ experiences and looking forward to more birthdays and longer lives.
NEW BRUNSWICK– The U.S. is quickly losing ground as a leader in medical innovation and must embrace a public policy agenda to create jobs, cure chronic disease and ensure state and national competitiveness well into the future, a group of public and private sector leaders told a gathering of innovators and health officials at the Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey in Piscataway and at Cooper University Hospital in Camden Thursday.
NEWARK—A federal grand jury indicted Nevin Shapiro, former owner and chief executive officer of Capitol Investments USA Inc. (Capitol), Wednesday for allegedly overseeing a $880 million Ponzi scheme linked to his purported wholesale grocery distribution business, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
UNION — The Salem Roadhouse Cafe at Townley Presbyterian Church, 829 Salem Road, Union, will host a special fundraiser show for the Haiti earthquake victims.
EDISON-From Harold Miller: “We walk southeast to about where Saw Mill Pond Rd. is now, turn right and go across a big area of excavated clay pits. A steam shovel operated by a neighbor of my cousins was always digging out and loading clay.
PARLIN — Pete Trabucco, author of “America’s Top Roller Coasters and Amusement Parks,” will be at the Main Street Theatre in Parlin on Saturday, July 17, from 1 to 7 p.m. for a book signing.
OLD BRIDGE — The Middlesex County Division of Solid Waste Management will hold a household hazardous waste drop-off day on Sunday, July 18, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Old Bridge Public Works, 1 Old Bridge Plaza.
EAST BRUNSWICK – The 4-H of Middlesex County is holding a huge yard sale and flea market on Saturday, July 17, from 8 a.m.—2 p.m. at the 4-H Center at 645 Cranbury Road in East Brunswick.