Unemployment has been on the rise in recent months. If you are among the thousands of people seeking work, it’s important not to give up hope. As you conduct your search, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) advises that there are many ways to improve your prospects and ensure that you present yourself as the best person for the job:
RAHWAY — The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association announced that their annual antique auction is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
LINDEN – Last week, armed robbers targeted an East Edgar Road pizza shop.
On July 28 at 3:19 a.m., officers responded to New York Fried Chicken & Pizza on a report of a robbery. According to police, three men entered the store and one had a shotgun.
STATE –Last week, 18 New Jersey municipalities learned that they would receive $26.8 million in federal stimulus money from the Justice Department’s Community Oriented Policing Services program.
STATE—The North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® has awarded grant funding to Casting for Recovery an organization that serves the entire North Jersey Affiliate nine-county service region of: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren Counties.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS – A Hamilton Terrace Elementary School science teacher won a 2008 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
LINDEN – Linden began implementing furloughs last month in an effort to stay within the city’s budget.
ELIZABETH—Police arrested a relative a Phillip Ruddy, who allegedly assisted in the Rahway man’s escape from Union County Jail earlier this summer, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced last week.
ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The following local students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2009 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. They are enrolled in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences.
LANCASTER, Pa.—The following local students have made the Honors List for Franklin & Marshall College’s spring 2009 semester:
UNION COUNTY—The North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® has awarded grant funding to three Union County programs to provide breast health services to medically underserved and uninsured populations. The organizations and their programs are:
UNION COUNTY—For Frank Budney, it was the sighting of an Indigo Bunting, a reclusive bird know for its secretive habits.
WOODBRIDGE-Here are some wonderful memories from Martha Storey Webb: “Diane, I was born in Woodbridge and wrote these memories for my own pleasure and someone thought you might like a copy. This was a poor time for us but a close time. Not many of us left. Thank you for your interesting articles. Enjoy!”