HIGHLAND PARK — Highland Park Police are asking residents to be vigilant following a series of home burglaries that occurred in the borough during the past month.
TRENTON – The controversial public worker pension reforms Gov. Chris Christie signed into law last month will allow local governments to save $43 million in Fiscal Year 2012, according to projections released by the governor’s office today.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The Middlesex County Prosecutor is offering $135,000 in grants to the county’s local police departments for the development of programs aimed at enhancing public awareness while combating a variety of crimes, including bias intimidation, bullying and vandalism.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD – Acting Governor Kim Guadagno presented a $5,000 check to benefit South Plainfield’s emergency services on Thursday.
PERTH AMBOY— Mayor Wilda Diaz and the Office of Recreation invite city resident to the reopening of the Perth Amboy Center for the Arts on Saturday, July 16, from noon- 4 p.m.
I’m one of those people who believe that things happen for a reason. I don’t always know why at the time, but at some point, I will make connections between events or circumstances and then have my ‘a ha!’ moment. And so it was the day I inherited Sparky the dog, a five-year-old creamy mix of spaniel and poodle, with the world’s most expressive eyes.
SOMERSET – The Diocese of Metuchen invites couples who desire to enrich their marriage and to strengthen their love for one another to attend a “Worldwide Marriage Encounter” weekend to be held July 29 – 31 at the Hampton Inn, 255 Davidson Avenue.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Raritan Valley Hadassah is selling Rosh Hashanah cards. They are offering three designs: Sephardic synagogues, pomegranate tree, and shofar. The cost is $1 per card or $20 for 25 cards. To order, call Marsha Hines at 1-732-271-2932 or Muriel Haber at 1-732-249-4380.
Singles • July 16 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale singles dance party at the Woodbridge Hilton Grand Ballroom, 20 Wood Avenue South, Iselin. Ages 40+; no jeans/t-shirts/sneakers/shorts. $17 admission. Info: 1-732-656-1801