SCOTCH PLAINS—On Thursday, June 11, Hillcrest Academy North, an alternative high school located on Plainfield Avenue in Scotch Plains, held its first annual Student Awards Dinner at Westlake School to honor the outstanding achievement of their students.
CRANFORD—More than 2,500 community members recently walked against cardiovascular diseases and stroke at the American Heart Association Greater Union County Start! Heart Walk at Nomahegan Park in Cranford.
CARTERET—Carteret Mayor Reiman recently joined with Councilman Vinny Bellino to announce that the borough has received $4,500, an appropriation requested to help finance its 4th annual “Concerts by the Bay” series. The arts grant was awarded by Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission, and will fund its popular live music series at Waterfront Park.
POINT PLEASANT BEACH – On Tuesday, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced a comprehensive law enforcement and public awareness effort by the Divisions of Alcoholic Beverage Control and Highway Traffic Safety to combat underage drinking in Jersey Shore resort areas this summer.
EDISON – Police have charged an Edison man with robbing a Route 27 bank earlier this month, authorities said.
RAHWAY—The “Jersey Fresh” Farmers Market has returned to Downtown Rahway at Rahway Train Station Plaza on East Milton Avenue and Irving Street. The Farmers Market will be open every Thursday, now through Oct. 15, from noon until 6 p.m.
RAHWAY—The Sideliners Booster Club, the athletic booster club of Rahway High School, held its annual All-Sports Banquet on May 27. During the dinner, scholar athletes from Rahway High School were honored for outstanding achievement on the court, in the field and in the classroom.
EDISON – Ray Ray Koperwhats, a former town councilman who was unopposed in the GOP primary this month, dropped out of the Edison mayoral race last week.
ROSELLE – Break out your folding chairs and get ready to enjoy a summer filled with free music performances from talented artists at the Roselle Shopping Center.
LINDEN – Are you a Linden senior who’s tired of sitting around? Do you want to meet new friends? Consider joining the Senior Citizen Center located at 330 Helen Street.