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.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Union Catholic High School is proud to announce that seniors Megan Derisse of Roselle, Jaelynn Lee of Plainfield and Aaron Pinkard of Plainfield have been selected as recipients of the 2009 New Jersey Rising Scholars Student Recognition Award.
MADISON, Wis.—Trigeminal neuralgia has been called the most painful disorder known to neurology—and those who have suffered the lightning-flash of facial nerve pain say it’s no exaggeration.
RAHWAY—Winter came a bit early in Ms. Bechelli’s fifth grade class at Grover Cleveland School. After reading two stories about sled dogs and the annual Alaskan Iditarod race, they couldn’t help but have snow and ice on their minds.
RAHWAY – Third grade students at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway recently visited United Water Company.
RAHWAY – Fifth grade students at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway eagerly chose books, compliments of Reading Is Fundamental, whose highest priority is providing children with new, free books and literacy resources each year.
ELIZABETH—Monsignor Kevin Hanbury, Ed.D. (third from left, rear), Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Newark, recently met with administrators at Benedictine Academy in North Elizabeth during his annual visitation tour of Elizabeth Catholic schools. Shown with him (rear,…
DUNELLEN—Jamie Maimone, a Dunellen resident who graduated from Kean in 2009 with a B.F.A. in Visual Communication/Graphic Design, won an Honorable Mention in the 39th Creativity Annual Awards, an international design competition.
ELIZABETH—Last weekend, the television program “America’s Most Wanted” featured a lengthy segment on Luqman Abdullah. The alleged Union County drug kingpin is wanted on racketeering, narcotics and weapons charges.
NEWARK – A Linden resident who was arrested last month for allegedly threatening to shoot President Barack Obama pleaded guilty to lesser charges, authorities said. He is expected to be released from jail this week, authorities said.
When I think of the term sheriff, I think of a position of integrity, that we should feel of sense of security and that laws of society will be upheld due to this integrity. I am sure each of you can only agree on this. The sheriff’s department is considered an integral part of good government.
RAHWAY – The city’s health department will offer H1N1 flu vaccine at Rahway Middle School, 1138 Kline Place, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21.