SPRINGFIELD—Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children under age 14, due in large part to the non-use and improper use of child safety seats and seat belts. To educate parents and caregivers about how to properly…
RAHWAY—Sts. Mary/Mark Parish, Rahway, will hold a Sept. 11 Observance on Friday, Sept. 11, with remembrance Masses at 8 a.m. and 7 p.m., at St. Mary’s Church, 232 Central Avenue, according to Fr. Dennis Kaelin, pastor.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Police have arrested a New Brunswick elementary school security guard on charges of fondling and kissing a 13-year-old female student,Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Anthony A. Caputo announced today.
WOODBRIDGE—Woodbridge Township Mayor John E. McCormac, the New Jersey Senior Olympic Committee, senior Olympians and competing senior athletes, will open the 2009 New Jersey Senior Olympic Games on Saturday, Sept. 12 during ceremonies outside the Woodbridge Community Center beginning at 10 a.m.
MADISON— Consumer advocate Ralph Nader will speak on “Health Insurance and Health Care: The Battle in Washington” on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
UNION COUNTY—As he mounted his all terrain quad, a tank of herbicide secured to the back, Eric Schrading prepared to do battle yet again in one of Union County’s parks.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The Middlesex County Conservation Corps needs volunteers. The organization’s mission is “to protect and preserve natural areas from misuse, polluters and the forces of nature” at the nearly 7,000 acres of open space owned and maintained by Middlesex County.
CAMDEN – A bill co-sponsored by Senator Joseph F. Vitale which permits county governments to create trust funds in order to provide assistance to homeless New Jerseyans living within the county was signed into law yesterday.
TRENTON – A Linden man is charged with stealing almost $19,000 from the state uninsurance fund by collecting benefits he wasn’t entitled to, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced last week.
TRENTON – Gov. Jon S. Corzine has sent a second letter to United States Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack asking him to include nine additional counties – including Middlesex – in a natural disaster designation for damage incurred this growing…
JERSEY CITY—Sophomore forward JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) and freshman forward ASHLEY CUNHA (Edison, NJ/Edison) continued their dazzling early-season scoring demonstrations, as each striker posted a hat trick and sophomore midfielder KATLIN VARGO (Edison, NJ/Union Catholic) netted two goals and an assist as New Jersey City University outshot The City College of New York, 57-4, and routed the Beavers, 9-1, in a non-conference women’s soccer game on Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD—Car crashes are the leading cause of death among 16- to 19-year olds. AAA New Jersey advises parents to start preparing well in advance and take an active role in their teen driver’s education.
LIVINGSTON—Heart disease is the number one killer in America. One in four American women dies from the disease, and yet many are still unaware of their personal risk factors.