RAHWAY – Later this month, one of the first monuments in New Jersey to honor soldier killed in the Iraq conflict will be installed at the train station plaza. A dedication ceremony is planned for Saturday, Sept. 12.
NEWARK — NJ Transit announced a public test of “DepartureVision™,” a new service that displays train departure boards on mobile devices, such as iPhones, Blackberries or web-enabled cell phones.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – When the state Department of Community Affairs announced its “extraordinary aid” awards last Friday, Middlesex County mayors knew they shouldn’t expect much.
EDISON – Visitors to Simon’s Menlo Park Mall may notice a number of new multi-slotted, black recycling receptacles located at mall entrances and other areas throughout the property.
TRENTON – A measure which prohibits the sale and purchase of more than one handgun per person, within a 30-day period, was signed into law last week.
WESTFIELD—Ashley Shaffer, Miss New Jersey 2009, visited students at the Westfield Summer Workshop on their closing day, Friday, July 31. An opera singer, Shaffer performed for the students at their “Happening” show and visited with the children in several classes.
RAHWAY – Five years after the new Rahway Public Library building opened, it is still two-thirds empty.
RAHWAY – “Week of Mary”, presented by the Sts.Mary/Mark Parish, Rahway, will open with a Flower Procession and Installation of the Marian Statue, on Friday, Aug. 14 at the 7 p.m. anticipated Mass of the Feast of the Assumption, in St. Mary’s R.C. Church, 232 Central Avenue, Rahway, according to Fr. Dennis Kaelin, pastor.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Lung Association (ALA) is urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to adopt stronger, health-based national air quality standards for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) than what the agency is currently proposing. At a public hearing in Washington, DC on Aug. 3, the ALA and other healthy air advocates called for tighter standards in regards to NO2.