STATE—Amy Mansue, president and chief executive officer of Children’s Specialized Hospital is among three of New Jersey citizens who have been recognized for their humanitarian accomplishments by the American Conference on Diversity at is annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner at the Pleasentdale Chateau in West Orange on March 24.
EDISON—The Middlesex County College Nursing Program has been accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). The program was accredited the first year it was eligible, which is after the first class has graduated.
The amount of sales and income taxes increases yearly while property taxes are relatively static.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A former president of a labor union representing corrections officers pleaded guilty today to a charge of stealing $66,300 from union coffers, Middlesex County First Assistant Prosecutor Julia McClure announced.
LINDEN—Responding to a rash of home invasion robberies and burglaries, city officials met with residents Monday and one councilman suggested that crime rates would be lower if more police lived in town.
UNION COUNTY—It may only last an hour, but it is an hour they so look forward to. Some of their parents even joke that they dare not mention it until a few days prior because they will be bombarded—“How much longer until ceramics?”—and the questioning will be relentless.
ELIZABETH—On Tuesday, April 13 at 6 p.m., the Elizabeth Board of Education will formally dedicate the district’s newly opened, Terence C. Reilly Gifted and Talented, School No. 7 on First Avenue.
LINDEN—On March 22, Mayor Richard J. Gerbounka was recognized as Union County Mayor of the Year by the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce for his dedication and commitment to the Linden community and his strong support of business and industry.
PERTH AMBOY—Mayor Wilda Diaz continues her Census 2010 efforts today as she encourages students to bring home the message about the importance of being counted.
NEWARK—Two programs are helping to lift the spirits of cancer patients while they undergo treatment or come to terms with cancer-related issues.
PERTH AMBOY—Mayor Wilda Diaz and the Office of Recreation have partnered with Collaborative Arts (coLAB), a non-profit organization that created an opportunity for the Office of Recreation to conduct a “Theater Arts” program for middle school students.
PERTH AMBOY – The city’s police department is planning a training class for a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT.)
RAHWAY—Rahway Middle School’s 2010 Teacher of the Year is Edward Dailey.