WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Internal Revenue Service announced an increase in the optional standard mileage rates for the final six months of 2011 on Thursday.
CARTERET — Carteret has awarded a $2.2 million capital improvement contract to Cruz Contracting to complete sanitary sewer line upgrades, Mayor Dan Reiman announced this week.
TRENTON – One hundred inmates assigned to Department of Corrections work crews are helping the state’s Department of Transportation keep state highways clean as part of the Clean Up NJ campaign.
ELIZABETH – At the National Healthy Schools Forum in Little Rock, Arkansas, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation awarded Bronze and Silver Awards to 17 Elizabeth Public Schools for transforming their schools into healthier places for students and team members.
As a high school counselor, I have been to more than my fair share of graduations. Each one pretty much follows the same format. Yet, because each graduating class really does have a ‘personality,’ the student and teacher vibe at the ceremony can conjure up lots of emotion.
WESTFIELD – The Raritan Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is planning an open house at the chapter on June 28 and 29, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There will also be a “Dine Out” fundraiser on Thursday, June 30, at several participating restaurants.
STATE — As summer begins, the Department of Health and Senior Services reminds residents to have fun in the sun while taking steps to avoid sunburn and heat-related illness.
METUCHEN – The Forum Theatre Arts Center in Metuchen will host a screening of “Jews and Baseball, An American Love Story,” on Sunday, June 26 at 5 p.m.
PERTH AMBOY – The Middlesex County Cancer Coalition will offer a free skin cancer screening and education event on Saturday, June 25, from 1-4 p.m. at Caledonia/Roessler/Duarte Park on the corer of High Street and Sadowski Parkway in Perth Amboy.