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21 New Tutors Join Literacy Volunteers

UNION COUNTY — Literacy Volunteers of Union County recently graduated 21 new volunteer tutors who completed a training workshop series in Westfield. The volunteers became certified to tutor both basic skills and English as a second language after completing the 15-hour workshop.

Super Stars Night at ALJ Celebrates Volunteerism

CLARK—Super Stars Night at Arthur L. Johnson in early June honored Key Club members for their community service. That night, along with the retiring of the 2010 Key Club officers and the installing of the 2011 Key Club officers, certificates for service came with scholarships awarded by the parent organization, Kiwanis Club of Clark.

Former Guatemala Peace Corps Volunteer Honored For Humanitarian Service

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), the nation’s leading nonprofit organization supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCV) and the Peace Corps community, announced that the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Sargent Shriver Award for Distinguished Humanitarian Service is Stuart Conway, an RPCV who served in Guatemala.

Prosecutor’s Office Takes Over Springfield Police Department

SPRINGFIELD – Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced that his office is assuming complete authority over the Springfield Police Department. The Springfield Township administration concurred with the prosecutor’s actions.

Summer Heat Safety Tips

STATE – Temperatures are expected to remain in the low to mid-90s until a cold front moves through tomorrow night bringing the possibility of thunderstorms. It is important to keep cool and drink fluids to prevent heat-related illness.

Carteret Man Killed Outside His Home

CARTERET – A borough man was shot and killed outside his home last night, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Carteret Police Chief John Pieczyski announced today. A 17-year-old was also wounded outside the homicide victim’s home.