SEATTLE – As they rush to save lives in the wake of the Haiti earthquake, aid workers also must address myths about disaster relief among the American public. Edward Brown, relief director for Christian humanitarian organization, World Vision, debunks five myths around disaster relief.
LINDEN—Soehl Middle School in Linden recently announced its Students of the Month.
WESTFIELD – The Westfield Rotary has announced its February program schedule.
UNION – Premiere Stages at Kean University will hold its annual Premiere Student Readings on Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 27 and 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Little Theatre in the University Center at Kean University.
LINDEN – Two puppies recently adopted from All-Star Pet Rescue in Linden can be seen in Animal Planet’s upcoming Puppy Bowl VI on Feb. 7. Jake and Duncan competed with other pups from all over the country in a two-hour contest played with toy footballs.
CRANFORD – Dr. Lawrence Hogan, Senior History Professor at Union County College, and Robert Scott, former pitcher and first baseman for the New York Black Yankees of the Negro National League, will be the guest speakers for a Black History Month Program, “Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Negro League Baseball at Yankee Stadium, 1930-1948.”
MOUNTAINSIDE—With recovery efforts underway many people may wish to contribute to relief funds for the victims of Haiti’s recent earthquake. Contributions for Haitian earthquake victims may be tax deductible.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Investigators are hoping to question an unidentified man who may be able to provide information on the fatal stabbing of a 60-year-old city resident last November.
ELIZABETH – Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a 18-year-old Elizabeth man Monday afternoon, less than 24 hours after he allegedly shot a 17-year-old girl to death inside an Elizabeth apartment.
ROSELLE–Roselle Public Schools raised more than $6,000 Friday in disaster relief funding for victims of the earthquake in Haiti.
By Jason Alderman If you’re plagued by winter drafts and high heating bills but can’t afford to weatherproof your home, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) just might be able to help. Since 1976, WAP has…
TRENTON – Acting Gov. Stephen Sweeney signed legislation Saturday to extend and expand a pilot program that required high school students to undertake community service programs as a condition of graduation.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Friday, a jury convicted Carteret resident Keith McBride of causing the death of a 42-year-old Rahway man during a 2006 robbery.