When it comes to inflation, 2009 was a good news/bad news kind of year – with a few mixed messages thrown in for good measure.
BLACKSBURG, Va. – Carteret native Jason Worilds, a defensive end at Virginia Tech, announced plans to forgo his final season of college eligibility and make himself available for the NFL draft.
RAHWAY – The city will continue to develop and expand its arts district in 2010, according to plans unveiled by Mayor James Kennedy during his State of the City address last week.
STATE—PSE&G is urging its customers to see if they are eligible for help to pay their winter heating bills. Customers who have recently lost their job or have had their hours cut might qualify for assistance even if they never did before.
HAMDEN, Conn. – Edison native Jacinda Dunbar, a sophomore member of the women’s basketball team, was named Quinnipiac University’s Female Athlete of the Month for December.
EDISON—The Middlesex County College Foundation has received a $1 million gift from the Willard T.C. Johnson Foundation. The gift is structured in two parts: an outright gift of $500,000 as well as a challenge grant of $500,000.
EDISON—The following students were named to the Dean’s list for the fall 2009 semester at Middlesex County College:
RAHWAY—The Union County Performing Arts Center is recruiting volunteers. The performing arts center will hold volunteer training on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m.
PERTH AMBOY – St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will host a concert featuring Sam Hensley and The Sloan River Project on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m.
The event is part of the church’s 325th anniversary celebration.
CRANFORD—A representative of SCORE will provide a free seminar, “Prepare for Tax Time,” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m.
Club Meeting • Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m. – The Royal Garden Club By The Bay will meet at St. Peter’s Parish House, 183 Rector St., Perth Amboy. Light refreshments will be served.
LINDEN—Infineum USA L.P. was recently honored with an “Above and Beyond” Award by an agency of the Department of Defense, in recognition of the support the company provides to colleagues who serve in the NJ National Guard and Reserve.
COLONIA—Robert A. DeFilippis, CPA, a resident of Colonia and New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship Fund president, presents a check for $50,000 to the NJSCPA Scholarship Fund at a Jan. 9 society tax event.