TRENTON—Voters in eight New Jersey school districts – including two in Middlesex County – will act on $194 million in proposed school construction Tuesday, according to the New Jersey School Boards Association.
TRENTON – Legislation Assemblymen John S. Wisniewski and Craig J. Coughlin sponsored to help combat the flooding of the South River in Sayreville was released Thursday by an Assembly committee.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senators Joseph F. Vitale and Nicholas P. Scutari which would eliminate the statute of limitations for victims of sexual abuse to sue their abusers, and would allow for the revival of cases which were dismissed because the state of limitations had lapsed, was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee last week by a vote of 9-0.
LINDEN — Santa made an early stop to Linden’s Eighth Ward. Councilwoman Michele Yamakaitis hosted the annual visit at the Eighth Ward Community Center on Saturday, Dec. 4.
SOUTH AMBOY – The city will welcome the holiday season with its annual tree lighting and fire truck parade on Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. a the Transit Plaza on Broadway.
ELIZABETH – The Postal Service expects to handle 15.8 billion mail pieces during the holiday season from Friday, Nov. 26 through Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010 – Christmas Day. Elizabeth Postmaster Dennis Allocco wants to remind last-minute mailers of the recommended mail-by dates to get their cards and gifts delivered by Christmas Day.
EDISON – Milika Griffiths of Edison, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, was overcome with elation when she found out that she was selected to perform at the 2011 Chicago ACDA (American Choral Directors Association) National Conference entitled, “Voices in the Wind” in Chicago from March 9 to 12.
ELIZABETH–Benedictine Academy students participated in a novel classroom experience this month, when a “webinar” was set-up between the Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, Massachusetts and one of the Academy’s religion classes. The “webinar” was a first for the museum in conjunction with a school.
NEW BRUNSWICK—To celebrate Elvis Presley’s 76th birthday, the State Theatre will present the national tour of the Broadway musical “All Shook Up” on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.