WOODBRIDGE—Police arrested a Colonia man who was charged with fleeing after striking a pedestrian with his car early Wednesday morning, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Woodbridge police Chief William Trenery announced.
STATE—State officials announced an aggressive initiative to prepare to handle any resurgence of H1NI influenza this fall.
STATE—The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the Regional Operations Intelligence Center introduced NJ Alert, the state’s new mass text and email emergency notification system, this week.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Freeholder Ronald G. Rios, chair of the county’s Public Health and Education Committee, announced Middlesex County’s 2009-2010 seasonal influenza and pneumococcal immunization clinics.
EDISON—During the summer, Devi Mody of Edison, a senior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School, participated in the Liberty Science Center’s Partners in Science program at UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Piscataway.
MONROE—Middlesex County Public Health Department Director-Health Officer David A. Papi has indicated that a stray kitten tested positive for rabies in Monroe, in the vicinity of Mayberry Avenue and McFadden Drive.
STATE—While President Obama’s support among New Jersey Democrats remains strong, Republicans and independents have grown more wary of both the president and plans for health-care reform.
ELIZABETH—Al Harrington, the 6’9” forward of the New York Knicks who hails from Roselle, recently visited residents of the Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s New Point Residential Treatment Center.
HAMILTON – Remember school kids? They’re everywhere. Riding bikes. Getting on and off school buses. Walking. Running. Playing. In fact, more than 1.5 million Garden State school children are returning to school within the next week.