ELIZABETH—New Jersey is still recovering from the widespread flood damage from the March 13th storm and subsequent rain. NJ 2-1-1 offers information and assistance to the area’s storm victims both by dialing 2-1-1 and at the companion web site www.nj211.org.
EDISON—New Jersey’s 2010 Cherry Blossom Princess, Amanda Ussak of Edison was introduced to Capitol Hill Wednesday night at a reception in the Cannon House Office Building attended by Members of Congress, Japanese diplomats and Cherry Blossom princesses from around the country.
PERTH AMBOY — Perth Amboy Moda Camp will present a “Leap Into Spring” fashion show tonight at William C. McGinnis School, 271 State Street, Perth Amboy, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
HAMILTON – Preparations needed before travelers take their next flight may look a bit more like preparing for a trek through the wilderness than what most of us generally consider normal preparations for an airline flight.
STATE – The Powerball lottery jackpot is $150 million for Saturday night’s drawing, and the Mega Millions prize has reached $90 million for tonight’s drawing.
NEWARK – John G. McCabe, Jr., the Acting Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration New Jersey Division joined Chief John U. Holland of the Nutley Police Department, Sheriff Armando Fontoura of the Essex County Sheriff’s Office and Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino to announce the arrests of 19 defendants in Operation Oxymoron on Wednesday.
PERTH AMBOY—The Middlesex County Chapter of the Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey has invited the eight candidates for Perth Amboy’s City Council to a forum on Saturday, April 24, at 3 p.m.
TRENTON—A dental office billing manager has pleaded guilty for billing insurance companies for dental procedures not rendered, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen Taylor announced Thursday.
EDISON—Due to persistent technical problems with the automated ticket machines, Edison Light Transit tickets will no longer be available for purchase at the Edison Train Station.
EDISON – Edison Council President Charles Tomaro is kicking off his “Dig This Campaign” to persuade homeowners in Edison and throughout Middlesex County to dig up and remove underground fuel tanks from their properties.
CRANFORD—On Friday, April 30, the Union County College Office of Admissions, Records, and Registration, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Veteran Affairs Health Care System, will be hosting a workshop titled “Veterans Health Issues.”
EDISON—The Middlesex County Public Health Department’s Cancer Coalition, the Robert Wood Johnson South Asian Total Health Initiative and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey are sponsoring a cancer screening and education event.
UNION—The Children’s Department of the Union Public Library has scheduled the following programs at the Main Library during the month of May: