EDISON—The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to present the 4th Annual Doo Wop in the Park concert. The event will take place, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6 at the Stephen J. Capestro Theater, on Pine Drive in Roosevelt Park in Edison. The gates will open at 3 p.m.
Rummage Sale • Sept. 11 from 6-9 p.m. and Sept. 12 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. – The First Presbyterian Church will hold a rummage sale at the church social center, 270 Woodbridge Ave., next to the Metuchen Train Station. Clothing, linens, toys, electronics, books, kitchen items and more. Proceeds benefit local charities.
LINDEN—The Linden Department of Recreation and Community Services is sponsoring a one day boat safety certification course, approved by the U.S. Coast Guard, on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street, Linden, beginning at 8 a.m.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Monday, Sept. 21, marks the 23rd annual golf outing to benefit the Center For Hope Hospice & Palliative Care. This year the event will be held at Ash Brook Golf Course, Scotch Plains.
STATE—Did you know that, in the United States, one person completes suicide every 16 minutes? Or that it’s estimated that more than 5 million people in the United States have been directly affected by a suicide?
NEWARK—New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Director David Szuchman reminded residents that a federal ban on prerecorded commercial telemarketing calls – known as “robocalls” – took effect Sept. 1, under a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) rule.
LINDEN – Robbers struck the Delta Gas Station on West St. Georges Avenue for the second time in a week Sunday night, police said.
LINDEN – Police are investigating the possible theft of a 6-year-old poodle named Kiki.
STATE – Just days after Gov. Jon Corzine attempted to delay a televised debate due to a mysterious scheduling conflict, the Democrat agreed Monday to participate in the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission debates scheduled for October, whenever they occur.
ELIZABETH – Jurors convicted a 36-year-old Elizabeth man Monday in a 2007 shooting outside a First Street bar, authorities said. Awan Smith faces 30 years to life in prison for the murder of 24-year-old Omar Kennedy, also of Elizabeth, Union…