TRENTON – Assemblywoman Linda Stender announced last week that she plans to introduce legislation requiring water companies too notify their customers in the event of a water advisory.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kean University junior forward Jonathan Jones (Linden) has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Atlantic Region first-team, as selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC.
CARTERET—Mayor Dan Reiman and Carteret residents were recently joined by representatives from Kinder Morgan and the AFL-CIO for a ceremony to sign a 30-year redevelopment agreement, officially authorizing the company to reutilize 14 acres of “brownfields” in the borough’s Industrial Avenue light industrial district.
A college education remains a big-ticket item. In fact, the average annual tuition at a private four-year college is now $26,273, up 4.4 percent from last year, while annual tuition at public four-year colleges jumped 6.5 percent to $7,020.
NEW PROVIDENCE –Union County residents will be able to get rid of unwanted computers, televisions and other electronic equipment at a recycling event on Saturday, March 27 in New Providence.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—Middlesex County is sponsoring free composting workshops. Middlesex County residents will learn how to reduce waste and improve their soil by composting their yard waste and kitchen scraps right in their own backyards.
CARTERET—Holy Family Church will once again team up with National Wrestling Superstars to host a huge all-star benefit show on Friday night, April 16, with a 7:45 p.m. bell time.
RAHWAY – Visitors to Rahway’s First Thursdays monthly arts event will be able to see Tanzania “Exposed” in a special art exhibit at EDGE Galleries, 1571-77 Irving Street.
CLARK—During spring break week, several children’s programs will be offered at the Clark Public Library.
PERTH AMBOY—The Proprietary House located at 149 Kearny Avenue, Perth Amboy, will be the site of a multi-period military timeline on Saturday, March 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The Middlesex County Clerk’s Office will be open during special weekend hours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 27 to process U.S. Passport applications.
RAHWAY—In honor of National Library Week, the Rahway Public Library will be offering a one-time fine amnesty to all patrons.
NEWARK—Carol Boston Weatherford, a writer who started penning poems in the first grade, will read from and sign copies of her book, “Becoming Billie Holiday” at the Newark Public Library. The book reading and signing will take place at 6 p.m.