RAHWAY –Father Oscar Ramirez of the Divine Mercy Parish (formerly St. Mary’s ) accepts donated coats on behalf of the parish from Sgt. Ricky Calderon of the Rahway Police Auxiliary from the unit’s annual coat drive.
CLARK – Students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark recently participated in the St. Jude Children’s Hospital Math-A-Thon. The students completed a Math funbook while receiving pledges from friends and family.
ELIZABETH – United Way of Greater Union County’s African American Leadership Initiative raised more than $9,200 with their “Making a Mark” Black History Month Celebration on Friday, Feb. 25th at Kean University’s STEM Building.
When people think of farmland, large swaths of corn or grain likely come to mind. But in the Garden State, farmland means everything from apples to zinnias – and a diverse array of agricultural products that includes delicious cheeses and wines.
LIVINGSTON – When setting clocks ahead an hour on Sunday, March 13, to mark the beginning of Daylight Savings Time, The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center urges homeowners to take a few extra minutes to change the batteries in household smoke detectors.
HIGHLAND PARK — That the owner of a Highland Park karate school has been arrested and charged with improperly touching a 16-year-old girl at the school, Middlesex County First Assistant Prosecutor Julia McClure and Highland Park Police Chief Stephen J. Rizco announced today.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A majority of New Jersey voters say that they prefer to keep Democrats in control of the state Legislature, but only 30 percent say they would vote for their current legislators according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton poll.
An 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan shortly before 1 a.m. today. You can make a donation to the American Red Cross International Disaster Relief Fund at http://american.redcross.org.
SOUTH AMBOY – After a major storm forced the cancellation of last year’s event, South Amboy’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is set to return this year on Saturday, March 12.