(NAPS)-What’s considered the premier folklife festival in the U.S. will welcome visitors once again this summer.
TRENTON –New Jersey has received a Bronze award as a Bicycle Friendly State by the League of American Bicyclists, New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Jim Simpson announced Friday.
STATE — As the 2010 Hurricane Season approaches, State Police Superintendent Colonel Rick Fuentes, director of the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM) advises all New Jersey residents to plan and prepare for potential tropical summer storms.
LINDEN – A Thursday night traffic stop led to the arrest of two Roselle men on drug charges, authorities said.
CRANFORD—In anticipation of Memorial Day, the Friends of the Cranford Public Library will present a program entitled “World War II in Words and Music” on Wednesday, May 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
EDISON – The Middlesex County Public Health Department and the Middlesex County Cancer Coalition are sponsoring the Second Annual Pancreatic Cancer Walk to raise community awareness about the disease and to help raise funds to aid research.
YORK, Pa. — Melissa Waters of Clark graduated from York College of Pennsylvania on May 15. Waters earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education.
NEWARK – New Jersey teachers are encouraged to apply for funding through PSEG’s Environmental Education Grant Program, which provides funding to educators who can link their students’ understanding of math, science, computer science, and technology with an enthusiasm and appreciation for the environment.
RAHWAY — Larry Naldi, Senior Vice President Strategic Planning, Merck & Co., Inc. and George Wittmann, Merck Plant Manager, Rahway-Linden site, present a $10,000 check to Marlene H. Lubinger, RWJ Rahway Foundation President and Kirk C. Tice, President & CEO, RWJ Rahway.
TRENTON — Siemens Foundation Award for Advanced Placement winners Tracie Kong, Chunki Gupta, Dennis Lu, and Joshua Ma were formally recognized by the New Jersey Senate in a ceremonial resolution at the State House on Thursday, May 20.
Patricia Dobrowski of Woodbridge High School was presented a 2010 Caring Award by the Middlesex County Guidance Council.
MOUNTAINSIDE — The secret was definitely out his year at the Master Gardeners of Union County plant sale. More than 170 bargain hunters and garden enthusiasts were lined up at the gate before the noon start to the annual event, held on the grounds of the Trailside Museum and Science Center in the Watchung Reservation.
EDISON — On Friday, May 14, eighth graders from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison traveled to Rutgers University to conduct research at Alexander Library and to meet with Wardlaw-Hartridge Class of 2006 graduate Andrew Bellisari of Plainfield to discuss transitioning into college life.