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Pancakes & Jazz

In May, the Rahway High School Band Boosters hosted a pancake breakfast at the high school. During the breakfast, those in attendance were treated to performances by the school’s award-winning Jazz Ensemble.

Linden Students Earn Villanova Degrees

VILLANOVA, Pa.—More than 1,500 students graduated from Villanova University during a commencement ceremony held on Sunday, May 17, in Villanova Stadium. Two Linden residents were among the students who received undergraduate degrees during the university’s 166th Commencement.

Troop 88 Completes Cabin Adoption Program

CARTERET—When Joe Gadomski, assistant scoutmaster of Carteret Troop 88, heard that troops can adopt camp sites at Kittatinny Scout Reservation in Branchville for the purpose of upgrading and maintaining them, he and Scoutmaster Fred Gerstler didn’t hesitate to offer their troop’s services

State Sues Elizabeth Used Car Dealer

NEWARK – The Office of the Attorney General, through its Division of Consumer Affairs, has filed suit against an Elizabeth used motor vehicle dealership for allegedly violating the state’s Consumer Fraud Act, Motor Vehicle Advertising Regulations, Automotive Sales Regulations and Used Car Lemon Law.

Linden Students Explore Career Options

LINDEN – Linden High School students recently took part in a 45-minute workshop called “What Color is Your Career Path.” This workshop was designed to prepare the students for employment and identifies what employers are looking for in the 21st century workplace.

Singers Invited To Audition At Mall

EDISON – In an effort to discover the next singer/songwriter sensation, Simon’s Menlo Park Mall and 95.5 WPLJ-FM are inviting aspiring vocalists to audition for an opportunity to receive a single song recording agreement and a $1,000 Simon Visa Giftcard during this summer’s Simon & WPLJ Sing-to-Win contest.

Edison Police Launch “Business Watch” Program

EDISON—The Edison Police Department is launching a business watch program. Business Watch is a similar program to that of the more common Neighborhood Watch, however this program is structured and specifically geared to the needs of small businesses—for example: burglary prevention, robbery prevention, shoplifting awareness, safety procedures for opening and closing, security devices, increased vigilance and more.