RAHWAY—When you feel a chill, ‘tis the season for third grade Snowy Poetry.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform outlined a plan for Congress and the Administration to begin working now to significantly reduce the national debt, which is currently $7.6 trillion. Red Ink Rising, the Commission’s first report, calls on policy makers to enact both spending cuts and tax increases to shift our nation’s fiscal course.
MOUNTAINSIDE NJ — Taxpayers can get the most out of new recovery tax breaks and get a jump on preparing their 2009 federal income tax returns by consulting a newly revised comprehensive tax guide now available on IRS.gov.
Through the years there have been many changes that have taken place in the Borough of Roselle, and one of them occurred in the area of what is now Roselle Catholic High School. Back around the beginning of the 20th century that was all woods and farmland.
CLARK—New Clark Public Library Director Patricia Anderson began her new job last month.
NEWARK – The Office of the Attorney General through its Division of Consumer Affairs has filed suit against a Rhode Island company that allegedly sold yo-yo waterballs to New Jersey consumers despite a state law banning sale of the toys.
WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John E. McCormac appointed nine new police officers to the ranks of the Woodbridge Township Police Department on Tuesday. The new officers were introduced during a swearing-in ceremony at the Woodbridge Municipal Building. The appointments were approved…
NEWARK–As the weather becomes colder, the threat of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning greatly increases. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 170 people die each year in the United States from CO produced by non-automotive consumer products such as furnaces, ranges, water heaters, space heaters, generators and fireplaces.
BERKELEY, Calif. – According to data released by the federal Department of Education this week, 12 percent of college students who began repaying student loans had defaulted by 2009. A disproportionate number of those students attended for-profit schools.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD—The Middlesex County Public Health Department will administer 5,000 H1N1 vaccinations to individuals within specified target groups from 2 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 7, 2010 at the South Plainfield PAL Building, 1250 Maple Avenue.
EDISON—Seventeen Middlesex County College students were awarded $1,500 scholarships in a ceremony in December. The awards, called Thomas Edison Scholarships, are sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
EDISON—After learning about the writing, editing, illustrating and publishing process, first graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison shared their published books with their parents and faculty on the morning of December 10.
ELIZABETH—At a recent ‘Science on Saturday’ session at Benedictine Academy, seventh-grade students from Holy Spirit School in Union (pictured here) enjoyed working with ninth-grade Benedictine Academy students to make a laptop-controlled robot ‘dance’.