TRENTON – For the third consecutive month, New Jersey’s economy added jobs. However, unemployment remained at 9.3 percent in April as the overall workforce continued to grow with previously discouraged workers reentering the labor market.
LINDEN — Linden Police officers will be cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign.
TRENTON – Legislation to allow retailers to offer rebates, and promotions for purchasing gasoline was advanced Thursday by an Assembly committee.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee advanced a bill to expand New Jersey’s DNA database on Thursday.
PISCATAWAY — Christ United Methodist Church, located at 485 Hoes Lane in Piscataway, will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Sunday, May 22.
SOUTH AMBOY – The city will hold its annual Memorial Day parade and celebration this Saturday, May 21. Organizers hope that the early date will encourage more participation.
RAHWAY – Peter Kowal, who was defeated in last month’s school board election, is once again a member of Rahway’s Board of Education.
SCOTCH PLAINS — On Sunday, May 22, Willow Grove Presbyterian Church in Scotch Plains will present John Fea, a historian from Messiah College at its adult forum at 11:30 a.m. speaking on his book, “Was America Founded as a Christian Nation?”
ELIZABETH-Memories from Fr. Tom McLaughlin: “I have some Elizabeth memories told to me by my mother. At the end of Monroe Avenue, her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Kister, owned a farm at the turn of the century (1900). She recalls their well, their horse and buggy as well as fields of yellow daffodils.