SAYREVILLE – Gov. Jon Corzine (second from left) made an appearance at Sayreville Community Day on Sept. 13.
PERTH AMBOY – Approximately 110 of 165 employees at the Gerdau Ameristeel mill in Perth Amboy were laid off Friday as the plant prepares for shutdown, according to a union official.
LINDEN—Linden School No. 9 students Erin Rotter and Nia Dort proudly wave their flags as they honored the heroes of Linden and our country on Friday, Sept. 11.
WOODBRIDGE—If you enjoy singing but can’t find a place to sing outside of the shower, need a new hobby that is interesting and rewarding, or just want to make new friends, then the Woodbridge Community Chorus might be just what…
Sept. 8 at 4:53 p.m. – At Headquarters, Officer Brian Renda arrested Garwood resident Robert Rybeck, 38, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court/motor vehicle violations. He was subsequently released after posting bail.
CRANFORD—In what has become a fall tradition at Calvary Lutheran Church, 108 Eastman Street, Cranford, children—and adults—are invited to bring their backpacks, lunchboxes, briefcases and computer bags to worship for a blessing this Sunday, Sept. 20.
RAHWAY—The DownFront Jazz Series, a partnership between Arts Guild New Jersey and the Union County Performing Arts Center, continues on Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. with composer and saxophone player Don Braden.
HIGHLAND PARK – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher toured the Highland Park Farmers Market Friday to encourage customers to support the market throughout the fall.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen Patrick J. Diegnan Jr., Peter J. Barnes III, Jack Conners and Ruben J. Ramos Jr. to help veterans make the transition from the battlefield to the college classroom was signed into law Sept. 13.
SCOTCH PLAINS– Since Union County has the highest concentration of platelet donors in the state, New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center, has opened a new donor center at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains.