Despite Recession, Voters Pass Majority Of School Budgets

STATE – Despite the recession and a growing movement against increased taxes, voters passed a majority of the school budgets in Middlesex and Union counties on Tuesday. Voters approved school budgets in 16 of 21 Union County school districts, though…

School Elections Today

STATE – On Tuesday, more than 550 of the state’s 603 school districts will hold elections where voters express approval or dissent on proposed budgets for the 2009-10 school year and fill about 1,500 school board seats, according to the…

Track Stars Earn Scholarship

Track Stars Earn Scholarships—Rahway High School senior track stars Pierre Darisme and Ricky Draughn earned full athletic scholarships to attend college. Darisme will go to Southwest Mississippi College, while Draughn will attend Neosho College in Kansas. Pictured above are Ricky…

Running For A Cause

Running For A Cause—The First Annual Plainfield Habitat for Humanity 5K Run, which was held on Sunday, April 5, in Plainfield, included participants from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison: Janissa Delzo of Middlesex, Arturo Martinez of North Plainfield, Devi Mody…

May Is Senior Month In Woodbridge

By Mayor John E. McCormac May is Senior Month in Woodbridge Township. Senior Month allows us the opportunity to recognize and challenge senior residents and to provide services and activities that stimulate, educate, and encourage an active and challenging lifestyle.…

IRS Warns Against Tax Scams

“Tax Scams are prevalent this time of year since we are in the midst of the tax filing season.  The IRS reminds the public that scammers just don’t go away after April 15.  Tax related scams are still prevalent throughout…

Join Arbor Day Foundation & Receive 10 Free Shade Trees

STATE—To help commemorate National Arbor Day, everyone who joins the Arbor Day Foundation during the month of April will receive 10 free shade trees. National Arbor Day and New Jersey’s Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in April,…