TRENTON– What if state police and firefighter academies had fewer and fewer instructors each year to meet the demand? An equally devastating yet quiet crisis is brewing in nursing programs across the state.
CAMDEN– When the New Jersey City University women’s soccer team did not win a league game and finished in last place in the New Jersey Athletic Conference every year from 1995-2008, an appearance in the NJAC Tournament was merely a dream.
NEW BRUNSWICK– Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick will now serve as a Regional Medical Campus for Drexel University College of Medicine, based in Philadelphia, Pa. This designation expands on an already existing academic partnership between both institutions.
RAHWAY — The children in Kathleen Harris’ pre-kindergarten class at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway enjoyed a harvest festival in the courtyard.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Raritan Bay Medical Center has announced the following November events:
ROSELLE PARK – “New Works 2010,” a solo exhibit of artwork by Leona M Seufert, will be on display at the Casano Community Center Art Gallery through Dec. 27. A “Meet the Artist” Reception is planned for Monday, Nov. 15, from 6:30 – 8 p.m.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – As part of its Solar 4 All™ program, PSE&G is installing up to 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.
UTICA, N.Y. – Thirty-one percent of voters say that negative campaign advertising makes them less interested in voting and 62% say ads this year are more negative than in other years.
RAHWAY — Students in Mrs. Faver’s class at Roosevelt School in Rahway are participating in a program titled Forest Friends. This is a primary prevention program that helps students learn and practice affirmative living skills intended to enable them to grow up resilient to the pitfalls of alcoholism and substance abuse.