MORRIS TOWNSHIP — Commissioner Harold J. Wirths of New Jersey’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development delivered the keynote address at the United Way 2011 Public Officials Forum this week, announcing a new initiative to help job-seekers find careers in New Jersey’s most promising industries.
NEWARK – On Thursday, May 26, the Newark Bears will present the first annual “Let’s Move! Newark Day” as part of Opening Day festivities at Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Education announced today that New Jersey and eight other finalist states that did not win grants in the first two rounds of the Race to the Top program will be eligible to compete for $200 million in additional funds this year.
NEWARK – During its most recent reported fiscal year, only 10 percent of the money spent by the Garden State Law Enforcement Officers Foundation, a New Jersey registered charity based in Tennent, funded charitable programs. The remaining 90 percent was spent on fundraising, management, and general costs, according to information the charity reported to the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
STATE – Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is worth $144 million, or $74.7 million if the winner opts for a lump sum cash payout.
RAHWAY–The robot takeover has arrived. Ok, so maybe Rahway High School’s Robotics Team hasn’t exactly built the Terminator, but “Reptar” is still pretty impressive.
LINDEN- The fifth class of the Linden Athletic Hall of Fame will be enshrined at an induction dinner at Amici III Ristorante, 1700 W. Elizabeth Avenue, Linden, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, according to Hall of Fame Chairman Gary Luciano.
ELIZABETH — Benedictine Academy, an all-female Catholic college prep high school in Elizabeth, received two awards in the category of “Peace & Justice” during the “NJ Youth Service Awards” Ceremony held at the Newark Museum on Saturday, May 21.
EDISON — Students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison show their patriotic side by waving flags while performing at the Lower School Spring Concert.