UTICA, N.Y.—As the H1N1 swine flu vaccine becomes increasingly available, 46% of adults who are considered by the federal Centers for Disease Control to be members of high priority groups plan to ignore the CDC’s recommendation for vaccination.
EDISON—Cranberry sauce, stuffing, pasta, and canned vegetables were just some of the items collected by Upper School students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison during their two-week Thanksgiving Food Drive.
UNION COUNTY—Last year, the Jersey Cares Coat Drive supplied more than 38,000 gently-used winter coats to children, women and men who desperately needed them.
HAMILTON – AAA projects 38.4 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, a 1.4 percent increase over last year, when 37.8 million traveled.
CRANFORD—At the Nov. 17 Joint Meeting of Union County College’s Board of Trustees and Board of Governors, Dr. John R. Farrell, Jr., vice president of administrative services and executive assistant to the president, was named the interim president for the college beginning Jan. 1, 2010.
ELIZABETH—Student Campus Ministers at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth are making a difference in the lives of city youngsters.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services will administer H1N1 vaccine to Woodbridge public school students 18 years-of-age and under with an underlying illness or medical condition at a clinic scheduled on Friday, Nov. 20, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Woodbridge Township Health Center, 2 George Frederick Plaza.
ISELIN—Here’s where it counts. The months of drills, practices, and hard work come to a head on Nov. 21 and 22 when the St. Cecelia’s Golden Knights cheerleading squads compete in the Pop Warner Regional competition at Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton.
Nov. 9 at 9:06 a.m. – Officer Thomas Brougham investigated a theft on East Cherry Street. The case remains open.
NEW BRUNSWICK—That ‘jing- jing- jingling’ you may hear may not have anything to do with the holiday season, but rather with the latest effort from the Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) Foundation, as it prepares to kick off its ‘Quarters for the Cure’ campaign.
SPRINGFIELD – New Jersey oilheat retailers are letting consumers know that it’s not too late for them to save on winter heating costs by tuning up their heating oil systems and taking other simple, practical steps to conserve energy.
PERTH AMBOY – Middlesex County Freeholder Blanquita Valenti, Perth Amboy Board of Education President Kenneth Gonzalez and other dignitaries raise the Puerto Rican flag at City Hall Circle in Perth Amboy on Nov. 15 during the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development’s Puerto Rico Discovery Day.
Perth Amboy Mayor Wilda Diaz is to be commended for the tributes that she paid to our servicemen and women at Veterans Day observances during the week of November 11th.