For many professions, the price of admission is higher education. Unfortunately, college degree costs have skyrocketed, so people often to enter the workforce saddled with massive student loans and monthly loan payments that strain their starting salaries.
EDISON – On Dec. 9, kindergarten students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison took a quick trip to “Germany” in Lower Snowdon Library, where they learned about Saint Nicholas, the Christian tradition of an Advent calendar, and the German Candle Carousel.
ROSELLE – The Roselle Urban Enterprise Zone announced last week that Food King is the Roselle UEZ 2009 Business of the Year.
LINDEN—The Linden Department of Public Property & Community Services is currently accepting applications for 2010 Summer Playground and Day Camp season.
LINDEN – Officials at Soehl Middle School in Linden recently announced the students of the month.
CLARK – Senior Joseph Mignoli is Arthur L. Johnson High School’s student of the month for December.
CLARK—Students from Saint John the Apostle School took part in decorating the school’s Christmas tree as part of Clark’s holiday celebration at the municipal building.
ELIZABETH – On Monday, a 20-year-old homeless man pleaded guilty to manslaughter for starting a fire that resulted in the death of an Elizabeth firefighter last January, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH—Authorities have arrested four men and charged them with the death of Tanya Worthy, who was found inside her burning BMW on Oct. 28, 2008, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The religious beliefs and practices of Americans do not fit neatly into conventional categories. According to a new report based on a recent national survey by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life, large numbers of Americans engage in multiple religious practices, blending elements of diverse traditions.
Dec. 7 at 2:01 p.m. – At the Middlesex County Jail, Officer Ken Sarnecki arrested Rahway resident Gerard Early, 44, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court/motor vehicle violations. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.
WHITEHOUSE STATION – Those looking to cure that winter chill need look no further than their local Quick Chek store Wednesday, Dec. 16.
Dec. 7 at 7:45 a.m. – Officer Tara Hannan investigated a theft at Whittier Street. The case remains open.