EDISON – The Wardlaw-Hartridge School kicked off its 130th year with its annual Convocation Ceremony in Laidlaw Gym on Thursday, Sept. 6.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Valerie Podbelski, a resident of Cranford, was among 150 students in Providence College’s Class of 2016 to spend the first days of college participating in the college’s 22nd annual Urban Action program.
OLD BRIDGE — The captain of the Laurence Harbor First Aid Squad surrendered to police today on charges of improperly touching himself in front of a teenage girl, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Chief William Volkert of the Old Bridge Police Department announced.
PERTH AMBOY — U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced today that Perth Amboy Vo-Tech has been designated a National Blue Ribbon School based on its progress in improving student achievement.
CARTERET — A Carteret man has been sentenced to serve 30 years in a New Jersey state prison for strangling his live-in companion in their home last year, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
STATE – Officials are stepping up efforts to battle the spread of West Nile Virus as the illness claimed the life of an elderly Burlington County man this week, New Jersey’s first WNV death of 2012. There have been 14 other confirmed cases of WNV in New Jersey residents.