LEXINGTON, Va.—Christopher M. Wisnowski, a freshman at Virginia Military Institute is among the 449 cadets who were recently named to the Deans’ List for the first semester of academic year 2009-10.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Senate approved a bipartisan package of legislation to reform the state’s public employee pension by a 36-0 vote with four abstentions today.
UNION COUNTY – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Union, Essex and Hudson counties. An icy mix of precipitation could cause tomorrow morning’s commute to be hazardous.
TRENTON – A measure which would create penalties for using a “bump key” – a manufactured or modified key used to pick cylinder locks – to commit a burglary was unanimously approved today by the full Senate.
LINDEN – A Sunday morning fire left a two-family home on South Wood Avenue uninhabitable, Linden fire officials said.
TRENTON – The former chief financial officer for the Middlesex County Economic Opportunities Corporation (MCEOC), a charitable nonprofit agency funded with state and federal grants, was sentenced today for stealing $51,000 from the agency.
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.