Blood Drive • Sept. 24 from 2-7:30 p.m. – The Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, 875 Raritan Road, will host a blood drive. Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with consent from their parent or legal guardian) and weigh 110 pounds and be in good health. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.
RAHWAY—On Saturday, Sept. 19, members of the Rahway High School senior class hosted a car wash fundraiser in the school’s parking lot.
RAHWAY—St. Thomas Byzantine Catholic Church will hold its first flea market and craft sale of the season on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
CRANFORD—Calvary Lutheran Church will return to its fall and winter schedule beginning on Sunday, Sept. 27.
TRENTON—Republican Chris Christie picked up the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Business, New Jersey’s leading small business association, today.
LINDEN – Police arrested a 19-year-old Linden man in connection with the Aug. 24 robbery of a West St. Georges Avenue gas station on Thursday.
EDISON – A new pilot program, designed to help children understand at an early age the life-saving importance of properly buckling-up when riding in a vehicle, was unveiled last week by traffic safety and law enforcement officials.
CLARK—Employees and supporters of L’Oreal USA, based in Clark, gathered recently for the company’s second annual charity golf outing, Fore the Children, at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster Township. In total, L’Oreal USA raised $300,000 from this year’s event to benefit Children’s Specialized Hospital.
RAHWAY—The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association will hold their annual “Ghosts of the Past” Rahway Cemetery Tour over two days, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3 and 4, from 1-4 p.m. in Rahway Cemetery, St. Georges Avenue in Rahway.
LINDEN—The Linden High School Guidance Department will sponsor its annual college night program on Thursday evening, Oct. 22, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the high school gymnasium.