RAHWAY – After 20 years as Mayor of Rahway, James Kennedy, has been named executive director of the Union County Performing Arts Center.
PERTH AMBOY — The Middlesex County Sustainable Economic Growth Improvement Fund will provide $100,000 to support the renovation of the Perth Amboy Public Library, Mayor Wilda Diaz and the Library Board of Trustees announced.
TRENTON – The Assembly Appropriations Committee recently released legislation that would offer incentives for families to save for college.
Jan. 19 at 10:25 a.m. – At Headquarters, Det. Alex Yanes arrested Newark resident Yisel Castillo, 19, and charged him with theft. He was subsequently released on his own recognizance pending a court date.
TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection has secured a landmark agreement that will open up a large stretch of the Raritan River for fish spawning as compensation to the public for harm to natural resources caused by past pollution at a refinery and three polymer plants that were operated by or affiliated with the El Paso Corp., Commissioner Bob Martin announced Tuesday.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Applications are now being accepted for the Middlesex County Youth Conservation Corps, whose mission is to protect and preserve natural areas from misuse, polluters and the forces of nature at the more than 7,000 acres of open space owned and maintained by Middlesex County.
UNION COUNTY — Three Union County school business administrators (BAs) were among eleven volunteers who traveled to New Orleans to join the Operation Helping Hands (OHH) relief effort for Hurricane Katrina victims.
MADISON, Wis.—Families facing the death of a loved one also face an unnecessary additional obstacle: many of the written materials hospices give to families to prepare them for the death are too complicated for most families to understand
ELIZABETH – Elizabeth Public Schools’ highest achieving eleventh and twelfth graders were rewarded with vouchers for two tickets to a New Jersey Devils’ home game.