TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill into law Monday that will create a next-of-kin registry to be utilized to notify family when a loved one is incapacitated in a serious accident was signed into law Monday. It had received final legislative approval in February.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Transportation is targeting ten miles of I-287 in Somerset and Middlesex counties this week for litter pick-up and other maintenance needs as part of the rollout of the 2012 Clean Up NJ campaign.
WOODBRIDGE – Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno presented a $10,000 check to benefit the Woodbridge Township’s police and fire departments last week.
CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman joined with Freeholder Ronald G. Rios and Councilwoman Susan R. Naples this week to announce that Carteret has been awarded $4,500 in funding to supplement arts programs in the borough.
LINDEN – The Kiwanis Club of Linden will be hosting a pasta dinner on Wednesday, April 13, from 5 – 8 p.m. at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, located at 400 Helen Street in Linden. The club invites the community to join them for a delicious, home-cooked, Italian-style dinner.
Dear EarthTalk: Recently the UN voted to declare access to safe and clean water a “human right.” Isn’t that a no-brainer? What are the ramifications of this declaration? — P. James, Boston, MA
ELIZABETH — The Alumni Association of St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth will honor Principal Joe Picaro at the 20th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner on Saturday, April 30, at 6 p.m. at the Gran Centurions in Clark.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey is offering four scholarships to law school students seeking careers as prosecuting attorneys, and to police officers hoping to attend college to advance their careers in law enforcement, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan today announced.
RAHWAY — Gifted and Talented fourth grade students in Rahway have just completed a two-day program, “Watt Watchers,” conducted by Carol Wilson from Wilson Educational Services in Connecticut.