RAHWAY – Home2 Suites by Hilton, a mid-tier, extended-stay hotel concept targeting the savvy, value-wise, extended-stay guest, announced the approval of a franchise application for Rahway this week. The developer for the hotel is Family Hospitality, LLC.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The Middlesex County Division of Solid Waste Management will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day on Sunday, March 21, at the Middlesex County College located at 2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison. Residents should use the Mill Road entrance
ELIZABETH – Union County College’s Division of Economic Development and Continuing Education is launching an “Encore Careers” initiative to help older “career changers,” those who are 50 years old or older and are interested in exploring new career opportunities in the adult basic education and workforce development fields.
SAYREVILLE-On March 17, 1951 St. Patrick’s Day was celebrated at Coby’s on Routes 9 and 4, at Rose’s Corner. There was Irish music and songs by the orchestra. Corned beef and cabbage was served.
EDISON—Building upon the Lower School’s theme of “Golden Ways to Go Green,” third graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison created colorful quilt squares that reflected the many ways we can protect, appreciate and respect the environment.
RAHWAY—Rahway District’s All City Strings Orchestra performed at the prestigious New Jersey Music Educators Conference on Feb. 19, which took place at Hilton Hotel and Towers, East Brunswick.
EDISON—From March 5 to 7, The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison staged “Once On This Island,” a musical which takes place in Haiti.
RAHWAY — Police are looking for witnesses to a fatal accident that took place this morning on Old Lake Avenue near the intersection of West Hazelwood Avenue.
MONROE — Six houses in opulent neighborhoods were converted to high-tech marijuana factories, where authorities seized more than 115 pounds of pot and 3,370 growing plants worth a combined $10 million — New Jersey’s largest marijuana seizure ever, according to a report from the Cliffview Pilot.
TRENTON – New Jersey employers continued to trim jobs; total employment fell by 9,100 jobs in January, according to statistics released by the state Department of Labor today.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A former administrative assistant at the Old Bridge Housing Authority has been sentenced to serve 180 days at the Middlesex County Adult Correction Center for stealing $2,224 from the authority to pay her rent, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
STATE—The New Jersey NAACP filed an ethics complaint against state Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak, charging the Elizabeth Democrat with betraying the public trust by sponsoring legislation that would benefit clients of his private law firm.
TRENTON – Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono, a member of the Governor’s Red Tape Review Group, will host a local hearing in Middlesex County to provide residents, businesses and community organizations the opportunity to weigh in on the state’s sometimes burdensome and conflicting rules and regulations.