RAHWAY—The Robert Wood Johnson Rahway Foundation is currently planning its 18th annual fashion show, scheduled for Oct. 24 at the Bridgewater Marriott.
TRENTON—The New Jersey Division of Law is accepting applications for a new Volunteer Associates in Public Service Program, an initiative through which attorneys and law school graduates can gain valuable, unpaid experience working on government-related legal matters.
ROSELLE—The Jeff Foxx Band performed for more than 400 fans at the Roselle Shopping Center, 500-600 Raritan Road, on July 10 during the first of four Roselle Jams Urban Enterprise Zone Summer Concert Series events
TRENTON –The Division of Criminal Justice has extradited a man from Columbia on charges he assisted suspended Department of Corrections administrator Gerald T. Kennedy in a bid rigging and kickback scheme involving hundreds of thousands of dollars in state contracts.
LINDEN – Teresa M. Hale is the first winner of the 2009 Linden Free Public Library Adult Summer Reading Club.
EAST RUTHERFORD—Earlier this week, state officials inaugurated new rail service to the Meadowlands Sports Complex. Dozens of officials and guests, including players from the New York Jets and New York Giants, joined Gov. Jon Corzine for the train ride, which originated in Hoboken and finished with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Meadowlands Station.
One-hundred years ago, on July 17, 1909, Sen. William E. Borah (R-ID) wrote the words, “The income tax is the fairest and most equitable of the taxes. It is the one tax which approaches us in the hour of prosperity and departs in the hour of adversity.
LEXINGTON, Va.—Gregory S. Lum of Linden, a rising sophomore at the Virginia Military Institute, was recently named to the Deans’ List for the second semester of academic year 2008-2009.
HIGHLAND PARK—Did you ever wonder why children of all ages are so engaged by, and play so masterfully at video games?
LINDEN—The Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services recently sponsored a Wiffle Ball Tournament through its Playground Program.
In today’s world, living a “green” lifestyle is no longer a luxury. If we are to provide our children with a secure future, we must start now to better manage the ways we use energy and other natural resources at work and home.
ELIZABETH—Two Elizabeth men were found guilty of a home invasion that left one victim wounded, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced last week.
A recent American Cancer Society review has found that cancer deaths among American men dropped nearly 20 percent between 1990 and 2005. The death rate among American women also fell dramatically.