TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senator Joseph F. Vitale which would authorize the state to sell 15.5 acres of land and improvements which are currently part of East Jersey State Prison to the Township of Woodbridge to be remediated as low-income, special needs housing was approved by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee Monday by a vote of 9-4.
MAHWAH – Police arrested a Rahway man two days after he allegedly broke into a pair of Mahwah homes.
TRENTON – The Assembly unanimously approved legislation to tighten requirements for serving on boards of education Monday.
TRENTON – A bill to remove offensive and demeaning language about people with disabilities from state laws received final legislative approval on Monday.
RAHWAY — Rahway’s AARP will hold its monthly trip to Atlantic City’s Showboat Casino on Thursday, July 1. The cost is $22 with a $30 cash voucher.
My wife and I survived two major home remodeling projects and we’ve got the battle scars to prove it. Like most people feeling cramped for space – thanks to two growing children in our case – we weighed the plusses and minuses of remodeling versus moving to a larger home.
WEST ORANGE– While most recreational golfers think of the game as a low-impact sport, an estimated two-thirds of all players will be injured each year, a number that increases among those over the age of 50.
Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that bananas are taboo for anyone who is concerned about rainforest destruction? Even if I seek out “fair trade” or organic bananas, am I feeding the demand which is causing rainforest to be cleared?
SPRINGFIELD – Officials from the Springfield Patriot Chamber of Commerce and the township will dedicated the new town clock and Patriot’s Park on Wednesday, June 23 at 4 p.m.
UNION – Premiere Stages, celebrating its sixth year as the professional theatre in residence at Kean University, announces the premiere of The Good Counselor, by Kathryn Grant.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County students entering fifth through eighth grades are invited to attend a summer day program at the county’s Extension office called “Eco- Adventures at the EARTH Center”. The program will be held Aug. 23-27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, South Brunswick.
LINDEN – The city’s Department of Public Property and Community Services will hold one-day “Fun In The Sun” ceramic classes for children and adults on Monday, July 12.
JERSEY CITY – At New Jersey City University’s spring 2010 open house, Dr. Carlos Hernandez (right), president of the university, greeted Old Bridge residents (from left) Sheri Marcazzolo, Michael Marcazzolo and Sara McKenna.