ELIZABETH—Lester Sargent, Jack Casey and Jay Rice of the Union County Emerald Society congratulate Bella Nugent Laughlin of Elizabeth as she is named Irishwoman of the Year.
EDISON—Paved parking lots and driveways make our lives easier, but they often create an easy pathway for pollutants to reach underground water sources and alter the natural flow of water back into the ground.
EDISON—Students and future students who need enrollment services at Middlesex County College may take advantage of special hours on Saturday, Nov. 7. The offices will be open from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
ELIZABETH – Traditionally, a New Year marks the beginning of a hiring surge that takes place among employers seeking the best-of-the-best to join their ranks. With 2010 expected to see an ease in the slackened economy, it is important to be prepared for opportunities for promotion, lateral moves, and re-entry into the employment marketplace.
BLOOMSBURG, Pa.—Susquehanna University’s men’s cross country team competed at the non-scoring Bloomsburg Open on Oct. 24.
In this most densely populated state we’re in, visitors are almost always surprised when they see how much of New Jersey is not an industrial site off the N.J. Turnpike. Our state is still green, and still the Garden State!
PERTH AMBOY—Cathedral International and Friends’ Health Connection will host “An Evening in Conversation with Dr. Cornel West, noted author, activist and college professor and James Brown, business owner, Emmy award winning sports commentator and motivational speaker.
WOODBRIDGE – The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, better known as A&P, has retained the Woodbridge-based Fameco Real Estate firm to dispose of two former supermarket properties.
NEWARK – Assemblywoman Cleopatra Tucker, a Democrat, fired a staff aide after police charged him with keeping $700,000 in cash and two handguns in a storage locker rented under a false name.
STATE — More data has been released confirming gains in achievement by New Jersey’s low income, Black and Latino students and a narrowing of the gap with affluent and White students.
UNION COUNTY – Two area lawmakers are asking Gov. Jon Corzine to pardon a Somerset County man with multiple sclerosis who was spotted growing marijuana behind his house by a New Jersey National Guard helicopter pilot.
This past weekend I visited a festival at a church in a working class area of my district. These events are opportunities for people from the community to gather, to eat ethnic foods, listen to music and enjoy each other’s company; before the brisk, brooding Cleveland winter begins to set in.
PLAINFIELD—Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a 27-year-old Plainfield man Tuesday afternoon and charged him with the Sept. 27 death of Dwayne Dunn, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.