ELIZABETH – The Institute of Music for Children, a nonprofit organization providing affordable music programs and services for children, recently received a $2,500 grant from The Provident Bank Foundation.
PERTH AMBOY — Kerry Dyke and Salvatore Pusillo of Perth Amboy Catholic School were recently honored by The Arts Council Of Princeton for their poetry and artwork.
COLUMBUS, Ga. — Army Pvt. Victor V. Koudriavtsev has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army National Guard Pfc. Edgar F. Sepulveda has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
RAHWAY – Rahway High School student Asia Pitt (left) is pictured with artist Marcel Truppa at a June 13 event at the high school. Pitt is the winner of this year’s Marcel Truppa Scholarship.
EDISON — The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison held its 127th Commencement Ceremony at on Friday, June 11.
LAWTON, Okla. — Army National Guard Pvt. Yefferson M. Ortega has graduated from the Basic Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
Just a few months ago, President Obama signed the healthcare bill into law, amidst much fanfare in Washington. But in Trenton, we’re hearing a different tune from small business owners. They’re asking: How much is this going to cost me, how can I opt out, isn’t there any way to stop this from taking effect?
TRENTON – Leaders in the Democrat-controlled state Assembly announced that a vote to override Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of bills restoring the “millionaire’s tax” and using the revenue to restore property tax relief for seniors has been scheduled for Monday.
NEWARK – Reggie Taylor had two hits, including a two-run homer, but delivered the key hit with an RBI single in the 10th inning, leading the Lancaster Barnstormers to a 4-3 come-from-behind win over the Newark Bears Tuesday afternoon at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
STATE – With all the votes counted and Highlands Mayor Anna Little still holding the lead, challenger Diane Gooch is finally ready to throw in the towel. The two women ran an exceptionally close race for the Republican nomination to run for Congress in New Jersey’s Sixth District.
ELIZABETH – This morning, a Union County jury found Edariel “Riddicc” Melendez guilty on two counts of murder, aggravated assault and weapons offences for two separate 2007 homicides that occurred in Elizabeth, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
TRENTON – A former Roselle Park police sergeant pleaded guilty Monday to possession of child pornography, admitting he had acquired approximately 1,000 criminal images, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.