CRANFORD – The students of the Orange Avenue Elementary School in Cranford loaded the buses of the Cerebral Palsy League (CPL) of Cranford with more than 600 gifts for the children of the CPL’s Kaleidoscope Early Intervention program on Dec. 17.
MIDDLESEX — The economy has affected everyone. Max, a local eight-year-old, wrote a letter to Santa for some help this year since his mom lost her job due to the tough economy.
RAHWAY—Pre-Kindergarten students at Franklin School in Rahway recently experienced a plethora of holiday learning experiences.
UNION – A Union man surrendered to state police on Tuesday and was charged in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed one man and injured two others on Friday, Dec. 18, authorities said.
CLARK—The Pre-K4 students from Saint John the Apostle School had a huge birthday celebration for Baby Jesus.
EDISON—Shots were fired when police arrested two men on drug charges last night, Edison Police Chief Thomas Bryan announced.
TRENTON –Four men were indicted today on charges they conspired to steal more than $435,000 by filing hundreds of fraudulent state income tax returns using stolen and fictitious identities, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.
STATE – The state Department of Health and Human Services reports that there is widespread influenza-like activity in New Jersey, which signifies there is flu activity in virtually every county in the state.
Thirty-nine percent of Americans are less “in the mood” to celebrate the holidays this season than they were last year, nearly twice as many as say they are more in the mood (21%), a new Zogby Interactive poll shows.
UNION COUNTY—The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders passed a resolution in favor state legislation that would guarantee equal marriage rights for same-sex couples in New Jersey during its regular meeting on Thursday, Dec. 17.
NEWARK — NJ TRANSIT will offer extra service for the upcoming holidays to give customers more travel options, whether going to the mall for last-minute shopping, leaving work early for the Christmas and New Year’s weekends, or attending New Year’s Eve festivities.
LINDEN—The children of Linden Public Schools bring joy and laughter to the community by sharing their voices and talents during the winter season.
Dec. 15 at 7:31 a.m. – Officer Kenneth Sarnecki investigated a report of a burglary to a motor vehicle, which was parked at a Delia Terrace residence.