TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation has deployed six pothole-filling machines to assist maintenance crews as they transition from fighting snow to attacking this spring’s abundant crop of potholes.
RAHWAY – The Rahway Board of Education is accepting letters of interest from residents who would like to fill the vacancy left when board member Theresa Mikajlo died last month. The appointed term would end next April, after the 2012 school board election.
ELIZABETH–The City of Elizabeth, the Rotary Club of Elizabeth, Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Runnells Specialized Hospital and a coalition of area agencies and corporations have teamed to provide free immunizations to city children during National Infant Immunization Week, April 25 – 29
STATE — The union that represents construction workers is consolidating its New Jersey locals into one office that will be based in Raritan Center in Edison.
CARTERET–Mayor Daniel Reiman and the Borough Council joined with residents, state and county dignitaries, and some of Carteret’s young athletes for a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 15, unveiling recently completed upgrades to Carteret Park’s Sullivan Field.
SPRINGFIELD–The Springfield Free Public Library’s (Really Good) Book Discussion Group will meet on Thursday, May 5 at 7 p.m. to discuss “Dawn” by Octavia E. Butler.
The recently renovated, state-of-the-art Middlesex County Police Training Center in Edison is home to an impressive list of specialized training courses designed to help local law enforcement better protect and serve the residents of Middlesex County and beyond.
SCOTCH PLAINS—VITAS Innovative Hospice Care® offers bereavement support groups to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. These groups offer understanding, useful information and sharing with others who are grieving.
ELIZABETH — United Way of Greater Union County will present the Humanitarian Award, a new award for 2011, to Joseph and Elizabeth Wilf, at the organization’s annual Celebration! event on Thursday, April 28, at Kean University’s STEM Building.