PERTH AMBOY – Police arrested a Perth Amboy man and charged him with murdering a woman whose body was dumped in Virginia, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
EDISON – Next week, Edison voters will decide whether to approve an ambitious school renovation and construction plan that would cost $166.8 million.
Lessons of Biblical proportion are harsh: plague, locusts, whatever it takes to get a decadent citizenry to stand up and take notice. In “The Book of Eli,” no less than full scale Armageddon has made the planet barely recognizable.
MONROE—If you frequently forget where you put your keys and are constantly misplacing things, it could mean you have a lot on your mind. It also could be an early sign of memory loss.
HILLSIDE—Seniors and low to moderate-income residents of Hillside and nearby communities can get free help filing their federal and state income taxes at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, 31 Evans Terminal in Hillside.
CLARK–Cub Scouts from Clark Cub Scout Pack 145 recently learned what it is like to be a police officer.
AVENEL – The Avenel Golden Circle Seniors run monthly trips to Atlantic City on the first Thursday of each month. The trips leave from the First Presbyterian Church parking lot, 631 East Woodbridge Avenue in Avenel, at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $20 per person.
TRENTON – Legislation to create a permanent State House tribute to New Jersey’s patriotic men and women in uniform is now law.
STATE—Nancy Jackson (left), newly elected president of the Children’s Specialized Hospital Auxiliary to the hospital’s Board of Trustees, stands alongside past president Gail Sloan as they receive a resolution adopted by the hospital’s board recognizing a centennial of volunteerism and service to the hospital’s young patients with special needs.
EDISON-Anyone have memories of Mirror Lake or United Skates of America? Remember taking the #4 bus to Perth Amboy?
CLARK– In the spirit the holidays, second grade students at F.K. Hehnly School in Clark donated their holiday money to a good cause.
CRANFORD – From Jan. 22 through Feb. 25, the group exhibition, “It’s Personal”, will be on display in the Tomasulo Gallery in the MacKay Library of the Cranford campus of Union County College.
CLARK—Hallmark Realtors has a Seniors Lifestyle Division to address the various real estate issues of maturing adults, 50 and over. Three sales associates—Joanne Mordas, Joyce Sretenovic and Michele Savage—have earned the SRES® Designation.