My family settled in Middlesex County in the 1840s and, through many generations, continue to reside here. We are used to some of the political shenanigans that the Middlesex County Democrats occupy themselves with, but this time I feel that they have completely crossed the line on integrity.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A Plainfield man was found guilty today of felony murder in the shooting of a South Plainfield man, who was killed during a plot to rob him in his home, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
STATE—Fewer than 1 in 3 (30%) New Jerseyans say they plan to get the H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine when it is available this season, according to results from the most recent Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind™ poll.
EDISON—In an effort to keep the public informed about the seasonal flu and the novel H1N1 flu, also known as the swine flu, Edison Township has launched two web sites with educational content, preventative tips and vaccination information.
EDISON—On the morning of Friday, Oct. 2, Ayna Agarwal of Colonia, a senior at the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, was the focus of a Nickelodeon News segment about her organization SPOT (Stop Over Population Together) Globally, which works to end the over-population of animals on a global scale.
TRENTON – Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Mark N. Mauriello announced Tuesday that portions of Lodi, Kearny, Plainfield, Rahway, Somerville and Woodbridge have been designated as state Brownfield Development Areas. The new designations will help these municipalities work toward their redevelopment goals.
WOODBRIDGE—On Wednesday, Oct. 7, Woodbridge Township Mayor John McCormac, and Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Crowe walked several Woodbridge students to Lynn Crest School as part of National Walk Our Children To School Day. The walk was initiated to teach children about pedestrian safety and talk about simple ways to keep healthy.
WOODBRIDGE—The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services has been notified by the New Jersey Department of Health of a positive case of rabies in a raccoon trapped on Oct. 4 in the vicinity of Schoder Avenue in Woodbridge.
WOODBRIDGE—The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services will administer seasonal flu and pneumonia vaccine to township residents on Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Evergreen Center located at 400 Inman Avenue in Colonia.
DES PLAINES, Ill.—Winter is right around the corner and in honor of Energy Awareness Month, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) recommends making energy-efficient upgrades as a way for homeowners to prepare for the season. Many remodelers are offering weatherization programs to help them reduce energy costs.
RAHWAY—Roosevelt School planned a fundraiser this fall to raise money to support their Positive Behavior Support in Schools Program.
ELIZABETH – In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, United Way of Greater Union County is hosting a kick-off for the Hispanic Leadership Advisory Council (HLAC).
BERKELEY HEIGHTS – United Way of Greater Union County hosted their Celebration annual event by ‘Painting the Town Red’ at the Atrium at Connell Corporate Park in Berkeley Heights on Saturday, Oct. 3.