ROSELLE—Sensei Alfred Huger and Shihon Jonas Nunez Jr., a two-time World Kickboxing Champion, strike a sparring pose at the Roselle Jams Urban Enterprise Zone Summer Concert Series on July 10.
WOODBRIDGE – The Shannon Rose Irish Pub recently opened its doors at St. Georges Crossing in Woodbridge. The new establishment represents the second location for the authentic Irish restaurant/pub; the original eatery is located in Clifton.
CLARK—Local residents Orion Stubbs of Kenilworth, Emily Norwine of Cranford, Raquel Mendez of Clark, Julianne Hodgkins of Cranford and Shannen Jones of Garwood are among the cast members in the Summer Stage Theater production of Little Shop of Horrors.
EDISON – Six Edison firefighters remain out of work following a Superior Court judge’s decision to delay ruling on a request for an injunction to prevent their layoff. Mayor Jun Choi cut six positions from the township fire department to help close an $8.4 million gap in the municipal budget.
MADISON—The number of New Jersey drivers who admit to sending text messages while driving increased by 40% this past year.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ free summer concert series continues this week with performances in four county parks.
WOODBRIDGE – Woodbridge AARP Chapter 3869 presented a $500 scholarship to Caitlin Early last month.
MOUNTAINSIDE — With 2009 now half over, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers to take advantage of the numerous tax breaks made available earlier this year in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
A new study shows that people can lower their blood pressure and reduce their risk of strokes and heart disease by eating healthy vegetarian foods.
MADISON, Wis.—Sunscreens with sun-protection factors (SPF) of 100 or more may not provide the bullet-proof protection you might expect.
LINDEN — Diana Braisted, principal of Joseph E. Soehl Middle School, has been promoted to become Superintendent of Schools Rocco Tomazic’s top deputy.
CALDWELL – Caldwell College recently named 351 students to the spring 2009 Dean’s list, according to Paul Douillard, Ph.D., vice president and dean of academic affairs.
CRANFORD—For over 25 years, Community Actors Student Theatre (C.A.S.T.) has held its summer programs at the David Brearley High School in Kenilworth. So when board member/producer/director Karyn Mack of the community-based program for students heard that the Kenilworth school was not available this summer, a moment of panic ensued.