SOUTH AMBOY – Beginning on Thursday, Nov. 4, city employees will pick up bagged leaves from the curb in residential areas.
RAHWAY — Roosevelt School in Rahway began a week-long celebration of President Theodore Roosevelt on National Day on Writing, Oct. 20.
RAHWAY — On Oct. 7, Girl Scout Troop 41312 from Rahway celebrated Fire Prevention Week by visiting the Rahway Fire Station.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The Toys “R” Us Children’s Fund, a public charity affiliated with Toys “R” Us, Inc., has awarded Prevent Child Abuse – New Jersey a $2,500 grant to support the nonprofit’s work building programs that keep children safe, healthy and nurtured.
STATE – New Jersey voters will elect representatives to Congress as well as a host of officials at the county and local levels today. They will also vote on a Constitutional amendment that would prevent state lawmakers and the governor from using money deposited in New Jersey’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund for other purposes.
NEWARK – PSE&G is urging its customers to see if they are eligible for help to pay their winter heating bills. Those who recently lost their jobs, or are now working fewer hours because of the economic downturn, may now qualify for assistance programs.
NEWARK—New Jersey Nets guard Jordan Farmar and his mother, Mindy Kolani, are bringing Farmar’s “Making Dreams Come True” program to pediatric patients at Children’s Hospital of New Jersey.
TRENTON – A Union County construction contractor whose companies had been barred from public contracts has been indicted on numerous criminal charges for allegedly using a stolen identity, a fictitious company, and fraudulent documents to successfully bid on public projects, including a project to restore the Clinton Town dam in Hunterdon County.
LINDEN – On Friday, police arrested two Union residents who are accused of shoplifting $1,000 worth of clothes, authorities said.