SUMMIT – For “would-be” college-bound students who have lost a parent or guardian to breast cancer, or have themselves been diagnosed with breast cancer, the dream of a college education may feel as unreachable as the stars. Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world’s largest breast cancer organization, provides scholarships to students whose lives have been affected by breast cancer—scholarships that can ease the significant financial burden of attending college.
RAHWAY — On Thursday, September 1, the first day of school for teachers, freshmen and other new students were welcomed to the school. Students met with Principal John Farinella and some other staff members in a large group.
LINDEN — Literacy Volunteers of Union County (LV-UC) is a non-profit organization that recruits and trains volunteers to work with adults seeking to improve their reading, writing or English conversation skills. New Tutor Training Workshops provide new volunteers with the skills needed to work with adult learners in Union County.
OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. – Senior striker Julia Caseres (Union) had the first two goals of the game and added an assist to become the all-time leading scorer among men or women in New Jersey collegiate soccer history as New Jersey City University remained perfect with a 4-0 non-conference victory over SUNY-Old Westbury on the road on Sunday.
TRENTON – In an effort to address a current and worsening physician shortage in New Jersey, state Sen. Joseph F. Vitale is sponsoring a bill that would establish a Physician Loan Redemption Program for both primary care and specialty physicians who pledge to work in underserved and physician shortage areas.
TRENTON – The president of the Elizabeth School Board, a city employee, and the husband of the head of custodians for the Elizabeth School District were arrested this morning and charged with defrauding the Elizabeth School District’s free lunch program, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced. The program provides free and low-cost nutritious lunches for students who cannot otherwise afford them.