ELIZABETH—The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) projects that 25 percent of oncology drugs will be in oral form by 2013. The benefits, risks and efficient management of increasingly available oral chemotherapy for a variety of cancers are currently being evaluated at the Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center in Elizabeth.
TRENTON –Roselle Borough Council President Jamel Holley was charged with illegally filling out a portion of the absentee ballots of voters in the 2006 Democratic primary for Borough Council, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.
LINDEN – An armed robber stole approximately $200 from a West St. Georges Avenue gas station on Monday, police said.
WOODBRIDGE – Morissa Schwartz won first place for the 14-16 year old Teen Video Fest & Film Contest. Her documentary, “Where I Come From – Woodbridge, New Jersey,” reflects that she is a sixth generation resident.
TRENTON – With New Jersey students set to return to class, Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan is sponsoring legislation to ensure high school juniors and seniors are aware that they could be in line for a NJ STARS full-tuition scholarship.
LINDEN – The Rahway Center Partnership, along with Lafayette Lodge #27, will host softball legends the King and His Court on Thursday, Sept. 24 at Linden’s Memorial Field on Lower Road.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The county’s food distribution program, which serves more than 70 food pantries and soup kitchens, recently made an urgent appeal to county residents and businesses asking them to organize food drives to meet the increased summer food demand. And the response has been immediate and effective.
LINDEN – The Linden Library Board of Trustees are placing a time capsule in the new library, which is currently under construction. In 50 years, the capsule will be opened.
PERTH AMBOY—A community health center in Perth Amboy has been awarded federal funding to increase and improve health and support services to better serve patients.