PERTH AMBOY-A Woodbridge reader wrote after my July 17 column where I had mention of “Gugies” (American Smelting and Refining):
CLARK – The Polish Cultural Foundation will present an evening with the author of Thaddeus Kosciuszko’s biography, “The Peasant Prince. Thaddeus Kosciuszko and the Age of Revolution,” on Friday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m.
ELIZABETH—The Union County Homicide Task Force and the Jersey City Police Department arrested a suspect wanted in connection with a July 31 homicide, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Wednesday.
ELIZABETH—Students from Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth, along with faculty, staff and friends, walked three miles through the communities of Elizabeth and Hillside on October 7 to raise funds to help children with cancer.
EDISON—Felician College will offer three baccalaureate degree completion programs on the Middlesex County College campus in Edison beginning in January 2010.
LINDEN – Police are advising city residents not to allow any unexpected visitors into their homes without first verifying their presence with a phone call to their employer or the police after two recent burglaries.
HIGHLAND PARK—Middlesex County completed a total reconstruction of its 90-acre Donaldson Park. The $6.1 million project was completed in three phases and included reconstruction of two Little League baseball fields, five softball fields, a baseball field and the tennis courts.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Comparatively strong participation in afterschool programs by New Jersey youth, along with high satisfaction rates among their parents, has landed the state in the Afterschool Alliance’s newly named “Top 10 States for Afterschool” list. The ranking is…
MONROE—A raccoon found in the vicinity of North Disbrow Road and Butcher Road in Monroe tested positive for rabies, Middlesex County Public Health Department Director-Health Officer David A. Papi announced Thursday.
Parents and families work hard to keep children safe year-round, but flu season brings with it special concerns. This year, in particular, parents and educators are working hard to educate themselves about how to keep children healthy – and learning – throughout the long flu season. Luckily, they have an expert standing by – the school nurse.
RAHWAY –Tina Hernandez stands in front of a Halloween Safety Rules bulletin board with two of her students. Hernandez, a teacher at Madison Elementary School in Rahway, created the board with her class.
COLONIA – On Oct. 28, the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a 123rd anniversary celebration for the Statue of Liberty.
NEWARK – Autumn has arrived and even though your heat may still be off, making a few changes around your home now can help lower energy costs when the weather turns colder. Some ideas to consider: • Visit PSE&G’s Home…