HIGHLAND PARK— As policymakers continue to debate comprehensive reform of the nation’s health care system, a new report commissioned by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) projects that if federal reform efforts are not enacted, the cost of failure would…
PERTH AMBOY – City officials asked the state for $7 million in extraordinary aid to balance a $75.3 million budget. If the request is denied, residents could see a 13% increase in their municipal tax bills to cover the shortfall, officials said.
STATE—New Jersey has been awarded nearly $40 million in federal funding to enhance efforts on a state and local level to respond to H1N1 influenza this fall, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Heather Howard announced Tuesday.
UNION COUNTY—One Democrat freeholder will be re-elected on Nov. 3 because there are now only two Republican challengers.
CLARK—A Clark man who was injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday died Monday evening, authorities said.
EDISON – School officials held a meeting for parents last week at Edison High School to explain the school’s failure to meet state mandated academic standards. School officials maintain that Edison High School is not failing. The school fell short…
CLARK – Arthur L. Johnson High School senior Kevin Walsh has been named the school’s Student of the Month for September.
RAHWAY—The YMCA of Eastern Union County, Rahway Branch will hold their fifth annual community carnival on Saturday, Oct. 3, between noon and 5 p.m.
RAHWAY – Rahway High School will host a college and career fair on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
RAHWAY – The Rahway High School Class of 1964 45th year reunion is planned for the weekend of Friday, Oct. 16 and Saturday, Oct. 17. Committee members are still searching for classmates.
EAST BRUNSWICK—The Middlesex County 4-H will hold an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4 at the 4-H Center on the corner of Cranbury and Fern Roads in East Brunswick.
RAHWAY – Union County Performing Arts Center presents “Best of the Garden State Film Festival”, featuring award-winning feature length documentary Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison and award-winning short film, “The Drummer,” on Saturday, Oct. 3, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 general admission.
STATE—The governor who challenged New Jersey voters to “hold me accountable” is not going to give the public many chances to evaluate his record in debates against rival candidates and has thus far declined to state what he would do if re-elected to a second term.