STATE—The New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA) will host the national Give Kids a Smile! (GKAS) Children’s Dental Access Day for the 8th year on Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, at more than 80 participating locations around the state.
LINDEN – Police arrested an Elizabeth man who allegedly impersonated a police officer and harassed a Linden motorist on Dec. 15, authorities said.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Natha Singh, owner of four gasoline corporations that operate 12 gasoline stations located throughout New Jersey, has agreed to pay $57,389.48 in back wages to 32 workers after a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division investigation identified violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) at all 12 locations.
TRENTON – A former Essex County insurance company employee has been sentenced for her role in a scheme to steal more than $94,100 through fraudulent disability insurance claims, Attorney General Anne Milgram and Criminal Justice Director Deborah L. Gramiccioni announced.…
EDISON—Vladimir Reyes of Sayreville, an information technology director for the United Nations and the father of Wardlaw-Hartridge School fourth grader Mia Reyes, visited both of the Edison school’s fourth grade classes on Dec. 14 to discuss the Global Warming Summit in Copenhagen.
LINDEN—Kareem Draper and Daryl Moran celebrated the grand opening of their new unisex hair salon, Phenomenal Kutz “N” Stylz, located at 106 North Wood Avenue in Linden.
CLARK – Senior Daniele Kohen earned the Crusader Award for December at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark.
COLUMBUS, Ga.—Army Spec. Hayden L. Morgan has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Best Friend Dog and Animal Adoption will have a 60% off sale on all merchandise in the store from Saturday, Dec. 19, through Thursday, Dec. 24.
UNION COUNTY—Some take off a day from work. Some come the first Saturday of the month.
Some are teens earning community service hours while others, like Boy Scouts, need projects to advance in rank. And then there are the retired, who have the flexibility to turn out whenever the whim strikes.
LINDEN – Third graders in the Linden Public School Gifted and Talented program recently participated in the Union County Brain Bowl.
RAHWAY—On Dec. 16, the Rahway Middle School Music Program presented its annual Winter Concert. The concert showcased the middle school’s Jazz Band as well as the Chamber Singers and RMS Chorale.
RAHWAY—When you feel a chill, ‘tis the season for third grade Snowy Poetry.