STATE – While many are hailing charter schools as an alternative to what critics refer to as a “failing” public school system, an analysis of test data suggests that New Jersey charter schools may not be all that their supporters hope.
MIAMI, Fla. – On Tuesday, after one and a half months of rehabilitation at Miami Seaquarium, Ilya the wayward manatee was released back into the familiar waters of his home state. Ilya’s October rescue from a warm-water outflow at the ConocoPhillips Bayway Refinery in Linden was coordinated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
TRENTON—With the winter driving season upon us, highway safety and law enforcement officials remind motorists to always clear ice and snow from their vehicles before traveling on New Jersey’s roadways and to use extra caution and care when driving in inclement weather.
For most of us, the holidays represent a treasured time of year, and we work hard to make it special for the people we care about most. We decorate our homes with great thought and detail, and entertain friends and family by hosting parties and cooking elaborate meals and treats.
TRENTON –The state Senate has approved a bill to allow New Jersey towns to hold nonpartisan municipal elections during the November general election. Currently, nonpartisan municipal elections are held on the second Tuesday in May.
ROSELLE – On Thursday, Dec. 17, the Abraham Clark High School Music Department will present its instrumental and vocal music students in their annual winter concert.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – This holiday season, the Prodigal Foundation, Inc. will donate hundreds of teddy bears to local area hospitals, which will include Raritan Bay Medical Center and JFK Medical Center.
For many professions, the price of admission is higher education. Unfortunately, college degree costs have skyrocketed, so people often to enter the workforce saddled with massive student loans and monthly loan payments that strain their starting salaries.
EDISON – On Dec. 9, kindergarten students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison took a quick trip to “Germany” in Lower Snowdon Library, where they learned about Saint Nicholas, the Christian tradition of an Advent calendar, and the German Candle Carousel.