RAHWAY—Students and staff at Roosevelt School in Rahway collected over 800 pounds of food to help the needy families during the holidays.
Pardon me for saying so, but the ‘Democrats for Change’ challenge to the ‘Machine Pols’ has a snowball’s chance in Hades of succeeding. I take no pleasure in saying this, but the professional politicians are too well entrenched in their positions for a well-deserved change to occur.
NEWARK – The U.S. Marshals Service captured 15 Most Wanted fugitive Enrique Done on Friday in Newark.
UNION – The Kean University softball team won a pair of games over FDU-Florham to sweep the non-conference doubleheader on Sunday afternoon, 7-1 and 6-5. The doubleheader sweep improved the Cougars to 19-11 overall, while FDU-Florham fell to 11-19.
olan (Linden) was a combined 3-for-6 with two homeruns and six RBI as the Kean University baseball team swept visiting Ramapo College, 11-1 & 8-2, Saturday afternoon in NJAC action.
UNION – The #18 Montclair State University men’s lacrosse team held of a fourth quarter rally by Kean and defeated the Cougars, 7-6, Saturday evening in Skyline Conference action in front of a large crowd at Kean Alumni Stadium.
ALBANY, N.Y. – The Kean University women’s lacrosse team improved to 4-2 in Skyline Conference action as they defeated host Sage College, 20-3, Saturday afternoon.
LAKEWOOD – Nick Hernandez pitched eight shutout innings, and the BlueClaws won their second game in a row Sunday afternoon taking down the Greensboro Grasshoppers 5-1.
CLARK — The Board of Trustees of the Clark Public Library will hold a special board meeting on Tuesday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m.
WOODBRIDGE – Township officials have announced “Tooling Around The Township 2010,” the annual community-based program that organizes teams of volunteers, local trades’ persons, and business sponsors to fix-up, repair and help maintain homes for senior and disabled Woodbridge Township residents.
TRENTON—The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the resumption of construction operations on a Route 78 resurfacing project from Drift Road in Watchung Borough, Somerset County to Route 124 in Berkeley Heights, Union County.
SANDY HOOK – Clean Ocean Action released the 2009 Beach Sweeps Report last week, identifying the totals for over 95 items of marine debris collected by volunteers last year. The numbers are consistent with previous years with no sign of plastic litter letting up.
SOMERSET—In just two weeks since 12 New Jersey counties were made eligible for federal disaster assistance, nearly $5 million has been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assist in the recovery efforts.