PERTH AMBOY—Starting next month, closing time at city bars will come an hour earlier. The Perth Amboy City Council unanimously approved a measure banning the sale of alcohol after 2 a.m. last week.
HAMILTON – More than half of motorists are driving cars five years or older, a recent AAA Mid-Atlantic web poll has found.
This data reinforces the importance of regular and routine vehicle maintenance, particularly with hot summer weather around the corner.
EDISON – Middlesex County College President Joann La Perla-Morales was honored by the Edison Arts Society at its 10th Anniversary Gala Ball May 30.
On Wednesday, May 20, the ESL/Bilingual Program at Franklin School in Rahway held their annual Multicultural Night. Participating students dressed in their countries’ typical clothing and parents brought a plate of their countries’ typical food.
RAHWAY – Friday, June 19 is the final day to register for classes and programs offered by the Rahway Recreation Department this summer. Most programs and classes are open to city residents and non-residents.
LINDEN—City residents can join a new exercise class for adults 18 and over. The Pilates and fitball exercise class that will be held at the Gregorio Center, 330 Helen Street, beginning June 23.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Rotary Scholarship Foundation recently awarded scholarships totaling $40,000 to 24 township residents. Eight recipients were college students, while 16 were high school seniors.
CLARK—St. John the Apostle School in Clark held eighth grade graduation on Friday, June 5. Sister Donna Marie O’Brien awarded the diplomas to 48 graduates and Reverend Father Robert McBride presented the diplomas.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Air Force Airman Shondell L. Holmes graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Holmes graduated in 2008 from Linden High School.
NEWARK – The Newark Bears Professional Baseball Club will host the Atlantic League All-Star Game on Tuesday, June 23. Festivities will begin at 5:15 p.m. with a celebrity softball charity game led by Newark native Queen Latifah. Tickets start at…
WOODBRIDGE—The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) selected Woodbridge High School student Amanda Torres for membership.
EDISON – Christopher Michael Georgevich of Elizabeth graduated The Wardlaw-Hartridge School, an independent co-educational college-preparatory school in Edison on Friday, June 5.
STATE – On Monday, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services announced the first H1N1-related death of New Jersey resident. The patient was a 49-year-old Essex County man who had multiple underlying medical conditions, officials said.