BERKELEY, Calif.—College seniors who graduated in 2008 carried an average of $23,200 in student loan debt, according to a recent report.
The holiday season is here and it seems like there is always something to get done. From last-minute shopping to cookie baking, this can be one of the happiest and certainly one of the busiest times of the year. With so much to do to get ready for friends and family, food safety may not be on your mind as you plan your holiday menu—but it should be.
MONMOUTH JUNCTION – Fostering Wishes for Children, a service of Foster and Adoptive Family Services, recently granted its 1,000 wish to a New Jersey child in foster care, which was a therapy toy to help strengthen a developmentally delayed infant.
LIVINGSTON – The legal community has suffered during the economic recession and the New Jersey State Bar Association is reaching out help attorneys looking to make a new start.
ROSELLE PARK—“Make Your Own” Holiday Craft Class, will be offered on Dec. 17 from 4 – 6 p.m. as a fundraiser for the art gallery at the Casano Community Center.
ELIZABETH—Gov.-elect Christopher Christie announced the appointment of three transition team members from Elizabeth, Board of Education member and former President Rafael Fajardo, Schools Superintendent Pablo Munoz and former Councilman Tony Monteiro.
LINDEN-This is an excerpt from material given to me by Walter Tylicki:
“Early in April 1909, Miss Louise Clougher—now Mrs. Conlon—was employed in the office of the Linden and Union Realty Company, located at the present site (1959) of the Linden Police Headquarters on West Blancke Street.
LINDEN – Police are investigating burglaries to two Linden homes.
At 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 30, officers took a report of a burglary at a home on the 10 block of East Linden Avenue. The resident, a 40-year-old man, told police that someone entered his home through a rear sliding door while he was sleeping.
ROSELLE—Metrofuser is taking action to fight hunger in New Jersey by offering a $100 prize for the largest donation at its office in Roselle.
TRENTON –A grocery store owner pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring with others, including a former employee of the City of Newark, to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from the federally funded Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program by means of fraudulent vouchers, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced
CLARK—The Dr. William Robinson Plantation & Museum, located at 593 Madison Hill Road, Clark, will hold its third annual holiday celebration on Saturday, Dec. 5, and Sunday, Dec. 6, from noon to 5 p.m.
CLARK—Help check out hunger this holiday season with donations to a food drive being sponsored by Union County Public Libraries.
EDISON—For the first time in nearly three decades, Edison Township opened a new public safety facility.