State Steps Up Surveillance For Swine Flu

STATE—In response to a swine flu virus that has caused illness in individuals in five states and Mexico, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has increased its statewide surveillance of influenza activity. To date, the federal…

College To Offer Classes In Finding A Job

EDISON—Classes aimed at those who are looking for a job will be offered in June at Middlesex County College. The program, called “Transitions: Job Seekers’ Workshops,” covers preparing for the sudden loss of a job, identifying which industries are growing,…

Rahway PAL Basketball Champs

Rahway PAL’s 2009 basketball season came to a close on March 21. The teams pictured bewlow emerged as champions in each of their respective divisions. The third and fourth grade champs: Coach Lawrence Van Diver, Garrison Armand, Taylor Burkett, Samirah…

What Will It Take To Make Our Food Supply Safer?

MADISON, Wis. – Two years ago, it was contaminated spinach that sickened thousands of people. This year, it was a nationwide salmonella outbreak, traced to a peanut-processing plant, that killed at least eight people. Every year, more than 350,000 people…

County Family Roller Skating Rink Opens

 MIDDLESEX COUNTY— Residents of all ages and abilities can now take advantage of the County’s open-air, family roller skating rink in Roosevelt Park in Edison, the latest recreational offering from the Middlesex County Department of Parks and Recreation. The rink…