UNION—Folk artist Spook Handy will be performing his Tales From the Road concert at the Union Public Library on Tuesday, March 2, at 7 p.m.
RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Rahway recently celebrated the 100th day of school! Students practiced counting to 100 in various ways.
RAHWAY—Eighth grade students at Rahway Middle School have been studying the properties of matter. Recently, Diane Camera’s science classes completed an investigation observing the different phase changes of ice as it is heated.
RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Rahway recently studied about U.S. Presidents. Second grade students listened to stories about President Abraham Lincoln in honor of his birthday.
RAHWAY—Grover Cleveland students in Rahway celebrated being one hundred days smarter on the 100th day of school last week.
PERTH AMBOY—Navy Seaman Sheilla Echevarria, daughter of Maria A. Quiles of Perth Amboy, was recently promoted to her current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
TRENTON – In an effort to reduce an impending automatic tax hike for New Jersey employers, Gov. Chris Christie proposed cutting the maximum weekly unemployment benefit payment by $50 and imposing a one-week waiting period before applicants could collect benefits.
NEW BRUNSWICK—An Edison man has been arrested and charged with kidnapping and endangering the welfare of a 20-month-old child, who was abandoned at a gas station in Newark, Del. over the weekend.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—By some key measures, Americans ages 18 to 29 are considerably less religious than older Americans, according to a new report released by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life.
LINDEN – A 50-year-old Chinese tourist was robbed in the lobby of a Linden hotel Tuesday morning, police said.
TRENTON – State Division on Civil Rights Director Chinh Q. Le announced Wednesday that his office has issued a finding of probable cause against the owner of an electrical contracting firm accused of subjecting a minority employee to slurs and creating a hostile work environment that led to her resignation.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre presents six time Grammy® Award-winning group The Chieftains on Sunday, March 14, at 3 p.m. The ensemble will perform their latest and greatest hits, as well as songs from their upcoming album of Celtic-Mexican influences, San Patrico. San Patrico is scheduled for release on March 9. Tickets range from $32-62.
LINDEN – A 40-year-old city woman was killed when her minivan collided with a cargo tanker truck early Saturday morning, police said.