LINDEN — The Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services sponsored the third annual George “Butchie” Scoles Fishing Derby, held at the pond in Wilson Park in July.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Most of the practices deemed “unfair” or “deceptive” by the Federal Reserve have disappeared from new credit card offers since federal passage of the Credit CARD Act last year, according to a new report by the Pew Health Group’s Safe Credit Cards Project.
ELIZABETH – Beginning the week of Aug. 2, Union County College will offer a free summer program for young adults. The Career Prep Academy is for 17 to 21 year-old residents of Union County with priority given to those who live in Elizabeth.
PERTH AMBOY – The city will host an Arts Festival on Amboy Avenue, between Lawrie and Washington streets, from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 24. There will be music, arts & crafts, vendors and more.
PISCATAWAY – Summer is a peak driving time for New Jerseyans and Raceway Petroleum of Piscataway recognizes the importance of vehicle safety and fuel conservation.
Musical Theater • July 23, 24, 29, 30 & 31 at 8 p.m.; July 25 at 3 p.m. – Mystic Vision Players will present Aida at the Linden High School Theatre, 121 W. St. Georges Ave.
I read the newspaper religiously every day. In fact, not reading the paper feels, to me, the same way it does when you discover that you left the house without a wristwatch on, like something’s missing. Sometimes I even read two or three different newspapers just to see what one paper considers front page news that other papers don’t. It’s amazing how the news can differ in importance from one read to the next.
Hot summer weather can pose special health risks to older adults. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, has some advice for helping older people avoid heat-related illnesses, known as hyperthermia.
Anyone who says he totally comprehends writer-director Christopher Nolan’s surreally fascinating yet confounding “Inception” is full of it.
TRENTON – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced that Maryland insurance broker Francis X. Gartland, two of his companies, and a second broker from Summit, N.J., were indicted today on charges that they conspired to steal more than $2.5 million from the Perth Amboy Board of Education by submitting fraudulent bills.