ELIZABETH — Eleven Benedictine Academy students recently received the Jefferson Volunteer Community Service Award for the month of March. The winners are members of the all-female Catholic college prep high school’s “SHAC Squad”, “Students Helping All Children”.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Air Force Airman Richard A. Bouillon graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
RAHWAY — During the last week of February, students from each of the 3rd grade classes at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway showcased their annual Black History Month PowerPoint Museums.
FLEMINGTON — U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ-7) invited high school students who reside in New Jersey’s Seventh Congressional District to enter the 2011 Congressional Art Competition.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army National Guard Spec. Richard J. Sopko has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month, and I would be remiss if I didn’t say Thank You to all the wonderful people who help The Salvation Army throughout the year.
HILLSIDE — Spending on business tax breaks that fail to produce public benefits must stop, according to Hillside Mayor Joseph Menza, who said New Jersey’s urban enterprise zone (UEZ) program is of seriously questionable value.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The federal government must stop the practice of extending temporary budget measures that so far have cut federal aid for critical human services by 15 percent, according to a coalition of government, religious and non-profit leaders who fear they will not be able to continue providing services to people in need if the cuts continue and a permanent budget is not adopted.
ELIZABETH – “Doing more with less” was the overriding theme at the 2011 Annual Mayors Dinner hosted by the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Newark Airport Marriot Hotel Monday, March 28.