UNION — Producers at Garden State GreenFest announced Friday that they are taking on the region’s “environmental deficit” by bringing in their secret weapon: Bill Nye the Science Guy.
RAHWAY — In honor of Black History month, Mrs. Faver’s class at Roosevelt School in Rahway learned about Rosa Parks. Parks sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott when she refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Ala.
TEANECK– Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus, located in Teaneck and Hackensack, has announced the names of students who qualified for the Dean’s List for the Fall 2010 Semester.
CLARK – Students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark enjoyed a PTA-sponsored Senior Sweetheart Tea. Every child was allowed to invite one grandparent or relative to enjoy an afternoon of snacks, crafts and Bingo.
We used to celebrate Washington’s Birthday and Lincoln’s Birthday: each in February, and each worth celebrating. But now we have a Presidents’ Day—a deliberately vague holiday—that apparently fails to distinguish between Presidents Lincoln and Fillmore.
WOODBRIDGE — Authorities are actively investigating the death of a township woman who was killed before her house caught fire, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Woodbridge Police Chief William Trenery announced today.
STATE – The state Assembly approved a bill sponsored by Joseph Cryan that would eliminate basic consumer protections and deregulate telephone and cable companies.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Jersey’s Republican Gov. Chris Christie told the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, “You’re gonna have to raise the retirement age for Social Security.”
RAHWAY – A candidate for the state Legislature criticized a state panel’s recommendation to keep New Jersey’s minimum wage at $7.25 per hour.