GARWOOD – For 30 years, the Mother’s Center of Central New Jersey has provided friendship, education, outreach, and support for local parents. On Tuesday, Aug. 25, the organization will hold an open house from 9:30-11 a.m.
NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Steven Weber from Fords was recognized on the Dean’s List at Norwich University for the spring 2009 semester.
ROSELLE – An unsuccessful council candidate has been charged with voting twice in the June 2 primary election, prosecutors announced last week.
PERTH AMBOY – A Middlesex County health care service firm has agreed to pay $27,500 in civil penalties and investigative reimbursements to the state, under terms of a Consent Order that ends an investigation into the firm’s business practices, officials announced last week.
CLARK—The Clark Board of Education meeting previously scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 18, will be held Monday, Aug. 17.
EDISON—Ruth Candeub Avins, a resident of Edison, will be one of 10 volunteers from across the country to be honored at the Senior Medicare Patrol National Conference in Washington, D.C. this month. The program, funded by the U.S. Administration on Aging, educates seniors to protect themselves from fraud, waste, and abuse in Medicare and Medicaid.
CLARK – The Union County Summer Arts Festival 2009 concert series continues on Wednesday evening, Aug. 19, with music by The Nerds. This free concert of rock and rollicking hit songs at Oak Ridge Park in Clark begins at 7:30 p.m.
TRENTON –A Newark man was sentenced for participating in a staged accident ring, Attorney General Anne Milgram and Criminal Justice Director Deborah L. Gramiccioni announced last week. He had been on trial with his two brothers, but all three pleaded guilty on April 14 as the lengthy trial neared its end. His brothers were sentenced to prison last month.
RAHWAY – As part of their “Week of Mary” program, the Sts.Mary/Mark Parish, will hold an outdoor Candlelight Procession at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, 232 Central Ave., Rahway, at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 16, according to Fr. Dennis Kaelin, pastor.
ELIZABETH—Navy Ensign Adriano M. Silva, a 1998 graduate of St. Mary’s High School, Elizabeth, recently reported for naval aviator training at Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas.