New Jersey businesses – both large and small – are facing daunting obstacles during the current economic climate that has slowed down, and in many cases stopped their ability to create jobs and grow.
TRENTON—The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced that the Route 27 bridge over Conrail in Metuchen Borough will be closed to traffic starting Monday, April 26.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Children in the Acelero Learning Center in New Brunswick learned about recycling and the environment during an Earth Day program conducted by students from Democracy House at Middlesex County College.
RAHWAY—Students in Kathy Harris’ Pre K class at Franklin School in Rahway learned about polluted water by observing how quickly a bowl of clean water can be affected by items such as juice containers, plastic, and food items.
ROSELLE – The Roselle Independent Democrats will be hosting a fundraiser for the Democrats for Change county-wide candidates on Monday, April 26, from 8:30-10 p.m. at Chestnut Street Plaza, 125 Chestnut Street in Roselle.
EWING – Junior Nick Nolan was 4-for-5 and freshman Steve Nappe drove in four as Kean University rallied to defeat host The College of New Jersey, 10-6, Tuesday afternoon at Ackerman Park.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Freshman Lyndsey Cannon had six goals and four assists to lead the Kean University women’s lacrosse team to an 18-9 win over College of Mount Saint Vincent on Thursday evening.
NEWARK – Former Pittsburgh Pirates catcher J.R. House delivered a two-run double with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning, giving the Newark Bears a thrilling come-from-behind 10-9 victory over the Camden Riversharks in their Atlantic League season opener Thursday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
LAKEWOOD – The BlueClaws were one out away from a big come-from-behind win Thursday night. The Hagerstown Suns however had other plans.
TRENTON – Two lucky New Jersey Lottery players have won the Mega Millions second prize of $250,000 for the Tuesday, April 20 drawing.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A Woodbridge man is facing as much as 50 years in a New Jersey state prison after being convicted of robbing two people and injuring one of them in Perth Amboy, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced yesterday.
RAHWAY—Democratic mayoral candidate Renee Bridges Thrash will host the first of a series of a ‘meet & greet’ events from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday April 24 at the VFW Mackie Post 499 on Main Street.
LINDEN – Police are warning Linden residents to lock their car doors and keep valuables out of sight following a series of car break-ins and motor vehicle thefts during the overnight hours between April 19 and 20.