Woodbridge Township Salutes Italian American Heritage

WOODBRIDGE—Senator Joseph F. Vitale and The Knights of Columbus Colonia Council # 6571 held a flag-raising ceremony on Oct. 12 in observance of Columbus Day. Special guests included Congressman Leonard Lance, Assemblyman John Wisniewski, Mayor John E. McCormac and members of the Woodbridge Township Council.

College Financial Aid Workshop

NEW PROVIDENCE — A free parent-student college workshop entitled, “College Financial Aid/FAFSA” will take place from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the New Providence Public Library. The workshop will provide a complete overview of the financial aid process.

Hospital Offers Advice to Avoid Premature Delivery

NEWARK— Worldwide more than 1 million babies born prematurely die each year before they are a month old. Infants who survive premature birth face lifelong health risks, including the possible development of cerebral palsy, blindness, hearing loss, learning disabilities and other chronic conditions, according to the March of Dimes.

United Nations Lesson

EDISON—Pooja Nandhyala of Woodbridge, a student in Katherine Heiss’ third grade class at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, gave a presentation on the United Nations for the second graders on Oct. 15.

Linden Man Arrested For Allegedly Threatening President

NEWARK – An airport security guard was arrested Tuesday for allegedly threatening President Barack Obama. A Continental Airlines employee reported overhearing threatening comments John Brek allegedly made at an airport coffee cart Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. The 55-year-old Linden man was arrested several hours later and he denied making the threats, officials said.