MIDDLESEX—Our Lady of Mount Virgin School will host an open house for pre-k, kindergarten and first grade students on Sunday, April 18. The open house will take place from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. with story time and activity at noon.
EDISON—The finals of the New Jersey Science Olympiad were held at Middlesex County College on March 16. The Olympiad is a science competition designed to stimulate interest in science and technology.
CLARK – Children recently got some cooking lessons from Clark Recreation. In a six-week “Cooking for Kids” class, teacher Margaret Conforti introduced the children to new recipes each week.
RAHWAY—Students in Alicia Scipioni’s second grade class at Franklin School in Rahway recently studied their shadows.
CLARK – Senior Christopher Judd was named the Student of the Month for March at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark.
My parents are Americans. They are citizens of this great country, which they are proud to call home. They are also immigrants.
The budget speech given on Tuesday by Governor Christie clearly illustrates his priorities – including disproportionately shifting the tax burden away from businesses and the wealthy, and onto New Jersey’s middle class and most vulnerable.
Governor Christie laid out his initial budget plan on Tuesday in his typical take-no-prisoners manner. The pain train is rolling down the tracks.
The soft sell has never been part of his repertoire. His message was clear and so was his intent. What is not clear is whether he will be able to sell it to the public…
STATE – Local school districts found out just how much state aid they would lose under Gov. Chris Christie’s budget proposal on Thursday. Some suburban districts would see their aid eliminated entirely, while urban districts stand to be the biggest losers in pure dollar value.
CARTERET—Mayor Reiman joined with Councilman and Parks Commissioner Vinny Bellino today to announce that certain public services, including those involving tree removal following this recent storm event, will be extended to residents during declared states of emergency.
TRENTON—The Department of Environmental Protection temporarily closed to shellfish harvesting about 27,800 acres of Raritan Bay, Sandy Hook Bay, the Navesink River and the Shrewsbury River to protect public health from the adverse water-quality effects of last weekend’s nor’easter.
TRENTON – Legislation to reform public worker pensions and benefits and to ease burdensome business regulation, plus a joint hearing on how to fix the state’s unemployment insurance fund, top Thursday’s Assembly agendas.
CLARK—The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark will present an exhibition of artworks by the students of Ivan Bratko’s Art School. The school is located at the foundation since 1999.