JERSEY CITY — Spirit Awards, the highest non-academic honor a student at Saint Peter’s Prep can receive, were presented to six students following the Ascension Thursday Mass, continuing a 30-year Prep tradition of recognizing the unsung heroes of the school community.
CLARK — Sensei Angel Albanese from the Clark Cuong Nhu Shojin Dojo was excited to have the opportunity to work with Daisy Girl Scout Troop 425 at the Clark Public Library. The program focused on two forms of self defense, self defense from bullying at school for example and self defense against strangers.
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — On Saturday, June 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rose lovers will gather at the Rudolf W. van der Goot Rose Garden on Mettlers Road (Parking Lot A) in the East Millstone section of Franklin Township’s Colonial Park to commemorate the 38th annual Rose Day Celebration.
TRENTON – A bill sponsored by state Sen. Joseph F. Vitale that would expand the state’s sterile syringe and needle exchange program to help reduce the prevalence of transmitted bloodborne diseases such as HIV and Hepatitis C through shared intravenous needles was advanced today from the Senate Health, Human Services and Seniors Citizens Committee.
HAMILTON — For the first time in six years, a majority of Garden State residents believe that a statewide law preventing drivers from using hand-held cell phones is making roads safer, according to a survey by AAA Clubs of New Jersey.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee on Thursday advanced legislation that increases the penalty for illegally carrying a firearm in school buildings and grounds.