WOODBRIDGE – Morissa Schwartz won first place for the 14-16 year old Teen Video Fest & Film Contest. Her documentary, “Where I Come From – Woodbridge, New Jersey,” reflects that she is a sixth generation resident.
TRENTON – With New Jersey students set to return to class, Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan is sponsoring legislation to ensure high school juniors and seniors are aware that they could be in line for a NJ STARS full-tuition scholarship.
LINDEN – The Rahway Center Partnership, along with Lafayette Lodge #27, will host softball legends the King and His Court on Thursday, Sept. 24 at Linden’s Memorial Field on Lower Road.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The county’s food distribution program, which serves more than 70 food pantries and soup kitchens, recently made an urgent appeal to county residents and businesses asking them to organize food drives to meet the increased summer food demand. And the response has been immediate and effective.
LINDEN – The Linden Library Board of Trustees are placing a time capsule in the new library, which is currently under construction. In 50 years, the capsule will be opened.
PERTH AMBOY—A community health center in Perth Amboy has been awarded federal funding to increase and improve health and support services to better serve patients.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) is currently accepting applications for the Dana Christmas Scholarship for Heroism.
CLARK—The Clark chapter of Unico will host the third annual Italian American feast this fall. The event will be held for three days during the Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 9-11, in the parking lot on the recreation side of the municipal building and also in front of the tennis courts.
As a senior citizen living on a fixed income, the past eight years of McGreevey and Corzine have taken its toll on my ability to live comfortably. My property taxes keep going up, food and clothing cost more, and just making ends meet gets more and more difficult. Democrats in Trenton keep raising taxes and spending money we don’t have, and driving businesses out of the state.
As a senior citizen, I’ve seen plenty of political corruption over the years. But I can’t ever recall a time when corruption seemed so institutionalized and entrenched as in the past eight years of McGreevey, Corzine and Democratic control in Trenton.
CLARK – Joseph Mignoli of Clark recently took part in the Foundation for Free Enterprise’s 32nd annual summer business camp at Ramapo College in Mahwah.
CARTERET – The Carteret Public Library will be accepting registration for 3, 4 and 5-year old story time next month.
CLARK—The Gran Centurion Twig of Robert Wood Johnson Hospital of Rahway Auxiliary is planning a fundraiser to help then continue their practice of awarding scholarships far the past 37 years.