COLONIA — This volunteer crew of Columbia Bank employees recently painted the home of a handicapped senior citizen in Woodbridge, part of the national “Tooling Around Town” Program.
Katrina Notarmaso of Carteret High School was presented a 2010 Caring Award by the Middlesex County Guidance Council.
EDISON — On the evening of May 13, the Edison Rotary Club held its 15th Annual Senior of the Year Scholarship Dinner at The Pines Manor in Edison. During the festivities, Ayna Agarwal of Colonia, a senior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, was named the organization’s Senior of the Year.
RAHWAY — In order to promote awareness of environmental problems around the globe, eighth graders at Rahway Middle School created environmental issues wikispaces.
CLARK–At the annual Blue and Gold ceremony held at the Gran Centurians in Clark, awards were given to various scouts, leaders, and committee members for their years of hard work and dedication to Clark Cub Scout Pack 145.
Fix New Jersey’s fiscal crisis? Streamline its 566 towns. Or so say the Good Government types.
The United States will mark the beginning of a very active 2010 Atlantic hurricane season on June 1st. The consensus among weather forecasting agencies is that the upcoming season could have 15 to 18 named storms; a doubling of last year’s total of nine named hurricanes.
EDISON – Police arrested a 27-year-old New Brunswick man and charged him with robbing an Edison bank on Tuesday.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Additional tests will be undertaken to supplement the results of an autopsy that has been performed in an effort to determine the cause of death for a 17-month-old boy who was under the supervision of a day care center in Perth Amboy, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
TRENTON – Employment in New Jersey advanced in April, fueled by widespread hiring in the private sector. The state’s unemployment rate was unchanged in April at 9.8 percent and was below the national rate (9.9%) for the first time since November of last year.
TRENTON – A Jersey City man was sentenced to state prison today for running a major human trafficking and prostitution ring in which women were induced to use heroin and cocaine and were beaten if they did not turn a daily quota of tricks, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
TRENTON – Two lucky New Jersey Lottery players have won the Powerball second prize of $200,000 for the Saturday, May 15 drawing. One winning ticket was sold at Belleville Tobacco & Hobby Center, located in Belleville. Another winning ticket was purchased at Krauszer’s #465, located in North Brunswick.
LINDEN — The Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services had its 51st annual Senior Citizen Day on Friday, May 14, honoring Paul Werkmeister.