MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The Board of Chosen Freeholders authorized the use of a total of $825,000 for two recreation grants at its meeting this week.
The only really frightening thing about first time writer-director Oren Peli’s “Paranormal Activity” is that Americans are paying good money to see it. Go figure.
WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John E. McCormac announced that Woodbridge Township has been named the “Sustainablity Champion” in the large population category (municipalities with a population of 50,000+) by the Sustainable Jersey Program.
SOUTH AMBOY – A NJ Transit train struck and killed a 54-year-old Parlin man at a street-level crossing in South Amboy on Wednesday.
WOODBRIDGE – Fire District #1 will install solar panels at the School Street Fire House, officials announced this week.
STATE—With the school year underway, New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center is encouraging students, teachers and faculty to organize blood drives and present related educational programs that teach leadership skills and focus on community service.
TRENTON – Legislation to ensure members of local authorities live up to their responsibilities and to also make it easier for residents to put their names forward for appointments has been signed into law.
RAHWAY—The Downfront Jazz series, a partnership of Arts Guild New Jersey and the Union County Performing Art Center, will feature the Yotam Silberstein Trio with special guest, Sharel Cassity on Friday, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m. at the UCPAC, 1601 Irving Street, Rahway.
There are some who spread lies about the voting by ward system because of the election in New Brunswick.
FLORHAM PARK—When you say “vehicle maintenance,” the first things that come to mind are oil changes, tune-ups and other routine vehicle checks. However, maintaining a vehicle – and its resale value – extends beyond what is under the hood.
RAHWAY—Renee Jernigan’s class at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway learned all about the power of Put-Ups.
RAHWAY—On Saturday, Oct. 10, the Blue and Gold Club from Franklin Elementary School in Rahway volunteered to help clean up the Milton Lake area of Rahway.
ELIZABETH — Benedictine Academy, a Catholic college preparatory secondary school for young women in Elizabeth, recently honored the students of the month for September.