EDISON—Louisa Sperrazza of East Brunswick, a second grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, was the Scientist of the Week recently in Donna Pedde’s class.
LINDEN—Linden School No. 1 recently held a “NJ ASK Pep Rally” to motivate students to excel on the state test.
LINDEN – On March 31, local students visited Infineum USA L.P.’s facilities in Linden, New Jersey to participate in its 12th Annual Career Workshop and learn about careers in engineering.
UNION – Freshman Lyndsey Cannon netted six goals and added two assists to lead the Kean University women’s lacrosse team to a 19-4 win over SUNY Maritime College in Skyline Conference action on Wednesday afternoon.
On behalf of the custodians of Woodbridge Township I would like to say something about privatizing. It is a proven fact that it doesn’t work and will cost the district more in the long run.
NEWARK— The NJ Transit Board of Directors today approved a plan to raise fares by up to 25 percent to help close the agency’s looming $300 million budget gap.
TRENTON – One lucky New Jersey Lottery player has won the Mega Millions second prize of $250,000 for the Tuesday, April 13 drawing.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s employment fell in March, with the largest losses occurring in the public sector. The state’s March unemployment rate fell by 0.1 percentage point to 9.8 percent and remained above the national rate of 9.7 percent.
ELIZABETH – With payroll for the top 100 city employees at about $14 million, a standard wage hike this year will cost taxpayers an additional $550,000, according to publicly available data on municipal salaries.
UNION – William Paterson University swept a New Jersey Athletic Conference softball doubleheader from host Kean University in a pair of two-run games on Tuesday afternoon. The Pioneers (18-7-1, 5-3 NJAC) won the opener, 3-1, before completing the sweep with a 4-2 victory over the Cougars (14-10, 3-5 NJAC) in the nightcap.
WOODBRIDGE – Volunteers from the Elizabethtown Gas Company, Woodbridge Township Environmental Commission, Woodbridge RiverWatch and local environmental organizations gathered at the Pin Oak Forest in the Avenel section of Woodbridge Township Saturday to plant 2,400 tree seedlings.
UNION COUNTY—It’s shortly before 8 o’clock on a Wednesday morning when the van pulls up in front of Joseph Liguori’s split-level home, just as it has countless times before.
ELIZABETH – Teachers here have endorsed Board of Education members Marie Lynn Munn and Carlos Trujillo plus John Donoso in the April 20 school election.