MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Applications are now being accepted for the Middlesex County Youth Conservation Corps, whose mission is “to protect and preserve natural areas from misuse, polluters and the forces of nature” at the 7,000 acres of Open Space owned and maintained by Middlesex County.
CLARK – The Clark Board of Education will honor Arthur L. Johnson High School’s 2010 Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholars at its meeting tonight.
WESTFIELD – The Center for Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Auxiliary is sponsoring a night at the theater on Friday, March 12 at 8 p.m. See “Dial M for Murder” by Frederick Knott, presented by the Westfield Community Players at 1000 North Avenue West. Tickets are $25.
MARTINSVILLE—Bill Reichle, a resident of Linden and boys’ varsity swimming head coach at the Pingry School in Martinsville, has received a national honor.
SOUTH AMBOY—Tom Reilly of South Amboy just completed his first semester at Rutgers University Piscataway/New Brunswick with a 4.0 GPA and was named to the dean’s list.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would let taxpayers claim deduction on their 2009 returns for donations made to Haiti earthquake relief efforts.
UNION COUNTY – County police will soon be linked with 10 other local law enforcement agencies through the New Jersey Data Exchange Program.
CRANFORD – Union County College will host a day of events in observation of Black History Month, including a lecture on freedom, soul food, and an African-American market, on Wednesday, Feb. 10.
TRENTON – Outgoing Gov. Jon Corzine rewarded dozens of Democratic aides and department heads by appointing them to various government boards and commissions and allowing them to bolster their public pensions, but future governors won’t have that option if Gov. Chris Christie gets his way.