LINDEN – The Kiwanis Club and Kiwanis K-Kids Clubs recently presented a check for $2,150 to officials from Children’s Specialized Hospital. The funds came from the annual Walk-a-thon Halloween Parade Project and included contributions from Infineum and Conoco-Phillips.
My daughter, age five, is a member of Generation Hot. Chances are, your youngster is too, as is every child on earth born after June 23, 1988. These two billion young people will spend the rest of their lives coping with the hottest, most volatile climate that civilization has ever known – a crisis their elders helped create.
CARTERET – Authorities are continuing to search for a man who has been charged with fatally shooting a 17-year-old Carteret resident last week, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Carteret Police Chief John Pieczyski announced today.
PISCATAWAY — Two Plainfield men have been arrested and charged with fatally shooting a 27-year-old Plainfield woman, who was found dead in Piscataway nearly a year ago, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Piscataway Police Chief Richard Ivone announced today.
TRENTON – Unions from all over the state joined in a rally at the State House hosted by the New Jersey State AFL-CIO today. The event was a show of solidarity with Wisconsin public employees, who may lose their collective bargaining rights if their state’s Republican governor gets his way.
STATE – On a day when labor unions are staging a rally in Trenton in support of Wisconsin public employees, the New Jersey Sierra Club says it stands in solidarity with them.
NEWARK – A Woodbridge man who worked as a lead transportation security officer employed by the Transportation Security Administration at Newark Liberty International Airport admitted Thursday that he and his supervisor regularly stole from travelers during security screenings, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — One of the world’s foremost global experts in prenatal, childhood and adolescent infectious diseases, the founder of one of the most successful Realtors in Central Jersey, the queen of tween fashion and a tireless fighter for the Hispanic community in Central Jersey are among 10 Middlesex County women who will each be honored as “Citizen of the Year.”
PERTH AMBOY — U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) visited the Acelero Learning Center in Perth Amboy on Thursday to break ground on a Head Start renovation project. The expansion will more than double the size of the facility by adding five classrooms for preschool students and two new classrooms for infants and toddlers under the age of three.