CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A NASA astronaut who is originally from Edison plans to use the internet to stay in touch with people on the ground during his next mission.
LINDEN – Police arrested a city man last week for allegedly attempting to rob a drug store with a hose-nozzle that employees thought was a gun.
ELIZABETH – One of two Union County corrections officers who was under indictment for allegedly assaulting an inmate last year went back to work last week after agreeing to act as a witness against the other officer.
CARTERET—Carteret will receive $480,000 in state Green Acres funds for multiple parks improvement projects, Mayor Daniel Reiman announced last week.
LINDEN—Thorough the end of October, the Linden Police Department will reward children who wear a helmet when bicycling with a “ticket” for a free ice cream cone from Dairy Queen in Linden.
In May, the award-winning Rahway High School Marching Band and Fine and Performing Arts ensembles were invited to play at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.
CLARK—Members of the Kumpf Middle School Builders Club recently joined forces recently with Johnson High School Key Club members and members of the Clark Kiwanis Club to clean up debris and overgrowth in part of the Clark Reservoir.
LINDEN – The Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services sponsors tennis classes for four different age groups: Biddi Tennis, ages 4-6; and classes for ages 7-8, 9-10 and 11-13.
EDISON – On Tuesday, June 2, students in the junior kindergarten and kindergarten class at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison received their diplomas before an audience filled with enthusiastic family, friends and faculty.
RAHWAY – Community members recently completed training to be a part of Rahway’s Community Emergency Response Team #2.
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.