One major piece of legislation President Obama signed last year was the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act, which made fundamental changes to credit card agreements. Some provisions were adopted last summer, but the bulk of them took effect Feb. 22.
LINDEN—In the early hours of Sept. 11, 2001, students and teachers across the United States had just settled into a new school year, when the day’s tragic events began to unfold.
TRENTON–The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the upcoming start of a bridge deck replacement project on Amboy Avenue over Route 440 in Perth Amboy.
ELIZABETH – Members of Community Access Unlimited (CAU) recently donated $1,000 to a Roselle family who lost several relatives in the earthquake that devastated Haiti. The money will be used to help members of the family on the island.
RAHWAY—The Second Annual New Jersey Oral Cancer Walkathon will be hosted by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway. It will be held at Rahway Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 16.
RAHWAY—Madison Elementary School in Rahway recently held a Winter Blanket Drive. Madison’s goal was to collect 50 blankets in two weeks. The blankets were donated to the Coalition for the Homeless in Elizabeth.
CARTERET-Here are more memories of the City Line Bar and Grill, which used to be on Roosevelt Ave. I had shared memories of this bar before, in my Oct. 2, 2009 column. They are from the grandson of the owners, Bill Donovan.
CLARK – The Clark Recreation Department recently organized a night of ice skating for Clark families at the Warinanco Park Skating Rink.
UNION – “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” comes to Kean University’s Wilkins Theatre in a hysterical production by the Department of Theatre Feb. 26 through March 6.
ELIZABETH—Students and teachers at the Joseph Battin School No. 4 in Elizabeth are now enjoying video and high-speed Internet access provided for free by Cablevision’s Power to Learn education initiative.
CLARK – Clark Recreation ran a six-week indoor soccer program this winter for children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Over 450 children participated.
WOODBRIDGE – Woodbridge AARP Chapter 3869 meets at 1 p.m. on the first Monday of every month at St. Andrew’s Church Hall, 244 Avenel Street, Avenel.
RAHWAY—Registration for the YMCA of Eastern Union County, Rahway Branch’s Summer Camp program is now open.