Economic Development Tops Assembly Agenda

TRENTON– Legislation to stimulate creation of technology industry clusters around New Jersey colleges and research hospitals, streamline corporate laws, stabilize the education of foster children, promote green building and allow the state to get a better handle on the number of uninsured children and parents top Thursday’s Assembly agendas.

Colonia, Iselin Volunteer Fire Departments To Receive Federal Security Grant

WOODBRIDGE – Rep. Leonard Lance announced that two Woodbridge Township communities will each receive grant funds from the U.S. Homeland Security Department to purchase safety equipment for their volunteer fire departments. Woodbridge Township Mayor John McCormac, community leaders and local fire officials joined the New Jersey Republican in making the announcement.

Church Supports Haiti Relief Efforts

UNION—First Baptist Church of Vauxhall recently donated $15,000 to the Red Cross to support earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. Nathan Rudy, Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross Tri-County Chapter, attended the church’s Heritage Day program on Sunday, Feb. 21, and accepted the check.

March Marches On

Time goes by so quickly, it can be easy to forget important deadlines and even easier to let critical items fall to the nether regions of your to-do list. Whether you get to everything or not, time marches on — so we’d like to share some March reminders with you.

Hilton To Open Hotel In Rahway

RAHWAY – Home2 Suites by Hilton, a mid-tier, extended-stay hotel concept targeting the savvy, value-wise, extended-stay guest, announced the approval of a franchise application for Rahway this week. The developer for the hotel is Family Hospitality, LLC.