NEWARK—More than 1,000 pedestrians visited emergency rooms in 2008 for injuries sustained from falls that occurred while using a cell phone to call or text.
CARTERET—What stores and restaurants would you prefer to see in Carteret?
WAYNE – William Paterson University wide receiver Joel Rivera (Hoboken) will try out for the NFL’s New York Jets when the team conducts its Rookie Minicamp starting Friday, April 30.
STATE – Beginning May 1, more than 600,000 Census workers will knock on doors in communities across the United States to follow up at households that did not mail back their 2010 Census form.
LINDEN – Paul W. Werkmeister, long time resident and former mayor, has been chosen as Linden’s 34th annual Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year.
RAHWAY – They could be spending time playing cards or golf, but instead they choose to help others. To thank them for their volunteerism, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway held a special luncheon for volunteers of long-standing on April 19.
CRANFORD – On Wednesday, April 28, Union County College’s Division of Counseling Services will be hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on its Cranford campus in the Victor M. Richel Student Commons.
MIDDLSESEX COUNTY – The Middlesex County Department of Senior Services will once again hold Birthday Bashes for senior citizens age 90 and over as part of its National Older Americans Month celebration.
CLARK—All members of the community are invited to learn about Relay for Life at the group’s monthly meeting. Individuals, groups, teams and anyone interested in a fun & rewarding way to fight against cancer are welcome to attend.
TRENTON—The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced that the Route 27 bridge over Conrail in Metuchen Borough will be closed to traffic starting Monday, April 26.