CARTERET—Mayor Daniel Reiman has announced that Carteret has partnered with the Intersect Fund in hosting an eight-week advisory course for potential small business investors. The courses are a part of the Carteret Office of Economic Development’s expanding program agenda for new and existing local businesses.
EDISON – Voters rejected a referendum to renovate existing school buildings and add a new elementary school on Tuesday. The $166.8 million plan would have increased taxes by about $120 for the average Edison homeowner.
MONROE—Two male teens were arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl on a school bus last week, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Monroe Police Chief John J. Kraivec announced yesterday.
TRENTON—The multi-state “Powerball” lottery game will make its in the Garden State, with tickets on sale at lottery retailers throughout New Jersey beginning Jan. 31.
RAHWAY – Police arrested an accused drug dealer on Friday morning, wrapping up a two-month long investigation by the Rahway Police Department Special Investigations Unit, authorities said.
ELIZABETH – Authorities are investigating Elizabeth’s second homicide of 2010, which occurred Monday afternoon outside a Parker Road apartment building.
TRENTON –The Assembly will host a special bipartisan public hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 2 to hear first-hand New Jerseyans’ ideas on fixing and improving the state, Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver and Assembly Republican Leader Alex DeCroce announced today.
TRENTON – New Jersey businesses are facing a significant tax hike this summer if the federal government doesn’t help replenish the state’s unemployment fund, Gov. Chris Christie warned this week.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—In a life devoted to Christian education and missionary work, Carolyn Davis of Berkeley Heights has traveled the world from the Ukraine to Uganda to help those in need. She has tended to the needy, provided compassionate care, and trained residents of Senegal, Guatemala, Ukraine and Uganda to teach and minister to children.
EDISON—Sara Alkalili of Plainfield, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, designed a “Help Haiti Together” logo for a t-shirt to be sold to benefit the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. The logo features two hands clasping a heart with the colors of the Haitian flag.
All three Elizabeth’s boys’ basketball teams played on Saturday night in the 16th annual Elizabeth House the Homeless Coalition event.
SCOTCH PLAINS – COPD, chronic bronchitis or emphysema, does not have to keep you from living. Learn how exercise can improve strength and stamina for those with chronic lung conditions at a special program on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 11 a.m. at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center.
ELIZABETH – As part of its Solar 4 All program, PSE&G has begun installing 200,000 pole-attached solar energy units in its service territory. The solar panels will be installed in New Jersey’s six largest cities and in approximately 300 rural and suburban communities.