Linden High School Bowling Team Front Row: William Telesco, Briana Reid, Moneisha Smith; Second Row: Alexis Frees, Jaclyn Lima; Third Row: John Sheehy III, Coach Zimmerman, Billy Bowbliss; Fourth Row: Sean Vaccaro, Alex Ciprian, Trey Baskerville, Joe Saporito
RAHWAY – The Rahway Youth Soccer Association is currently conducting registration for the rec spring 2010 soccer season.
RAHWAY – A state lawmaker is pushing for stricter standards for the disposal of unused medical equipment after the National Nuclear Security Administration announced the recovery of two obsolete medical irradiators from a warehouse in Rahway last week.
ISELIN—American Legion T. Nulty Post 471 in Iselin organizing a cookie collection project to show support for American troops overseas during Valentine’s Day.
NEWARK—A distribution plan that provides $5.15 million to investors who were defrauded by Robert Brennan has been approved, marking a significant milestone to a case the New Jersey Bureau of Securities began in 1995.
For almost 25 years, I was a smoker. I began this unhealthy habit at a young age because I thought it was cool. I wish now that someone had explained then what it had taken me 25 years to realize: Not only did I put myself at risk, I may have endangered the ones I love because of the harmful effects of second-hand smoke exposure.
STATE—NJ Blood Services, which supplies blood to 60 hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers to work blood drives.
LIVINGSTON—Heart disease is the number one killer in America. One in four American women dies from the disease, and yet many are still unaware of their personal risk factors.
CARTERET – A Carteret resident faces 12 counts of animal cruelty after being accused of raising pit bulls as partners for fighting dogs in his home.
RAHWAY—Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 2, the Rahway Public Library will add a new, introductory computer class.
RAHWAY—Matthew Urban and Jacquelyn Wronski are the latest recipients of the Artie O’Leary Scholarship.
EAST BRUNSWICK—The Middlesex County Public Health Department will be providing free H1N1 vaccinations on Jan. 20 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. at the Brunswick Square Mall (JC Penney Wing), 755 Route 18 South, East Brunswick.
“Never look a gift horse in the mouth,” but that is exactly what the State of New Jersey has recently done by cutting funds to the New Jersey Poison Information and Education System (NJPIES), and potentially foregoing federal funds of over $150,000.