RAHWAY — As part of American Education Week, students in Laura Lopez’s class at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway were invited to school to take part in an “Are You Smarter Than a 3rd Grader” challenge.
UNION – Senior Jonathan Jones scored a game-high 28 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, however the Kean University men’s basketball team fell to Stevens Institute of Technology, 80-77, in the home opener on Monday evening.
“Cut My Taxes!” Americans have heard this cry for years — and we’ve heard it shouted angrily in recent months. We hear that we pay too much in taxes, that government makes poor use of our money, and that our prosperity would rise if only taxes would fall.
EDISON – A township man was arrested on Thanksgiving and charged with fatally shooting a 25-year-old Edison resident earlier last week, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Edison Police Chief Thomas J. Bryan announced.
CARTERET — The New Jersey Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) Authority has awarded Carteret $200,000 for the continuation of the borough’s small business grant and start-up loan programs, Mayor Dan Reiman and the Economic Development Office announced last week.
TRENTON – Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver has chosen Assemblyman Peter J. Barnes III (D-Edison) to chair the Assembly Judiciary Committee.
ELIZABETH — Groundwork Elizabeth partnered with the E-port Presbyterian Center, the City of Elizabeth, and local volunteers in a successful Saturday morning cleanup that attracted over 100 youth from the Elizabeth community, from points west, and beyond.
EDISON – Mayor Antonia Ricigliano, the Edison Council and the Edison Recreation Department want to come check out your house this holiday season; but only if it’s decorated.
UNION — The League of Women Voters of the Union Area and the Union Public Library will co-host a talk and book-signing by Mary Walton, author of a new biography of Alice Paul, at the library at 7 p.m. Nov. 30.