ELIZABETH – Amerigroup Foundation has donated $4,500 to Community Access Unlimited (CAU) to help support the agency’s mission of enabling people with disabilities to live full and rewarding lives in the community rather than living in institutions.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County will use a $95,750 grant from the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety to help improve the safety of all roadway users in the county.
HIGHLAND PARK – Parker at The Pavilion Adult Day Health Service will present a free Veterans Administration benefits seminar on Feb. 23 at 6 p.m.
CLARK—A Healing Mass will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7:45 p.m. at St. John the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, located at 1805 Penbrook Terrace in Clark (on Valley Road in Clark, off Stiles Street in Linden).
EDISON—For Wardlaw-Hartridge fifth grader, Anuva Goel of Piscataway, the morning of Friday, Jan. 22, was filled with anticipation and curiosity as she prepared to interview Dr. Robert Groves, director of the U.S. Census Bureau for the Feb. 19th edition of “The Weekly Reader.”
LINDEN—The third grade at School 10 in Linden was recently inspired to put on a talent show.
ELIZABETH—Michelle Burgos of Elizabeth, a senior at Elizabeth High School Upper Academy, has received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College according to college President Dario A. Cortes, PhD.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y.—Ilana Rockman of Edison was named to the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement for the Fall 2009 semester at the College of Community and Public Affairs at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—Master Gardeners are getting involved in more than just herbs and vegetables lately at the EARTH Center, home to Middlesex County’s office of Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Air Force Airman Kristopher A. Gooden, grandson of Linden resident Caryol Tarver, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
ELIZABETH — A top Bollwage administration appointee has resigned after allegations of corruption surfaced on an Internet video. The sudden resignation of Oscar Ocasio sparked rumors about another corruption investigation closing in on City Hall.
WEST TRENTON – State officials remind partygoers to enjoy this Sunday’s football festivities without getting flagged for “excessive celebration” by being charged with DWI.
Daniel Weeks, president of Americans for Campaign Reform, argues that the Fair Elections Now Act would replace large donations from wealthy individuals and groups with broad-based small donations and matching public funds.