EDISON—A bias incident report was filed with the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General following the arrest of a 16-year-old male who was charged with punching a 19-year-old man over the weekend, officials said yesterday.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Two former U.S. Postal Service workers have pleaded guilty to a charge of stealing more than 500 employee incentive gift cards valued at $24,675, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Wednesday.
EDISON – For most students, interacting with children who are living with cerebral palsy, autism or mental retardation can be a daunting experience.
PERTH AMBOY—Cathedral International will host social justice and civil rights activist, Reverend Al Sharpton, on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 1:30 p.m. as part of its “Men’s Weekend” activities.
CARTERET—Mayor Daniel J. Reiman encouraged residents to help save the environment on Saturday by promoting and distributing free light bulbs. Beginning this month, the borough has partnered with “Help Light New Jersey” to provide Energy Star qualified light bulbs to Carteret homeowners.
MATAWAN – The Provident Bank will open a new branch at 445 Route 34 at Disbrow Road in Matawan on Saturday, Sept. 26.
EDISON—A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP), will arrive on Sunday, Oct. 4, to examine all aspects of the Edison Township Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services Director Brian Collier announced Wednesday.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Researchers at the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP), part of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, are concerned that children from poor and low-income families are being left out of the national conversation about health care reform.
Director Steven Soderbergh’s “The Informant!,” touted as a very near to true account of how whistleblower Mark Whitacre (Matt Damon) helped the FBI uncover corruption at food giant Archer Daniels Midland, points out one overwhelming fact: There is no lack of muck to be raked in America.
UNION COUNTY—For the past year, Henry Gilbert had a front row seat watching the replacement of the Division Avenue bridge on the Summit-New Providence border.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Last spring Camille Manhit, of Union, was selected to participate in the exclusive “Running Start” Program Young Women’s Political Leadership Retreat.
WOODBRIDGE – Woodbridge resident Adriana Linder has been regional manager in charge of the Columbia Bank’s South Central Region. In her new position, Linder assumes responsibility for four Columbia Bank branches in Edison, Raritan Center, Sayreville and South Plainfield. Linder…
RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Rahway recently attended handwashing classes as a part of health education. Students were instructed on the proper way to wash their hands. Some basic rules when washing hands are washing for at least 20 seconds.…