The hot dogs and hamburgers are on sale, ice-cream prices are slashed in half and the stores can’t give the lemonade away. Yes! Its Labor Day weekend. Now as far as I know, the United States is the only country that actually celebrates ‘labor’ to the extent that it was made a national holiday.
TRENTON – The two owners of Jersey Cash 5 jackpot tickets that were sold in Union and Middlesex counties have split the top prize of $439,048 for the Jersey Cash 5 drawing held on Wednesday, September 1. Each winning ticket is worth $ 219,524.
CLARK — The 2010-2011 school year officially commenced in the Clark Public School District on Sept. 1 with a morning Superintendent’s Convocation in the Arthur L. Johnson High School Auditorium facilitated by newly appointed Superintendent of Schools Kenneth Knops.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Conflict resolution, peer mediation and character education programs in New Jersey schools attract increased attention every day amid growing concerns about violence.
EDISON — David Edwards has been named dean of arts and sciences at Middlesex County College. He started August 30.
HILLSIDE – The Kean University men’s soccer team opened the 2010 campaign with a 5-2 win over visiting John Jay College at the East Campus Soccer Field on Wednesday afternoon.
EDISON — Bianna Gutierrez, a sophomore at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, attended a rigorous three-week residential engineering program on the campus of Drexel University in Philadelphia this summer. She was one of 120 applicants to be accepted to the program.
FISHING WITH GRANDPA…on a warm summer’s day. After picking out just the right shady spot under a tree at Union County’s Echo Lake Park in Mountainside, Ken Kennedy relaxes—in between baiting hooks—for his grandsons, Patrick, 5, and Steven Miller, 7.
UNION – Sophomore Ashley DiRocco scored the game’s lone goal, as the Kean University women’s soccer team opened the season with a 1-0 win over Manhattanville College on Wednesday afternoon in Kean Alumni Stadium.