STATE — A pair of area men were arrested in Suffolk County, New York, for transporting 17 pounds of uncut, nearly ninety percent pure heroin.
RAHWAY — The Rahway Department of Community Services, Division of Senior Services will sponsor the annual Rahway Senior Citizen’s picnic on Wednesday, Aug. 12, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Hart Street Park picnic grounds.
WOODBRIDGE – Bodyscapes 2009, a collective exhibition of life drawings produced by the members of the Barron Life Drawing Group who meet weekly to study the human figure, will be on display at the Barron Arts Center.
UNION – On Sunday, Aug. 16, there will be a picnic fundraiser for Paul Verzosa and Charles Donnelly, two Republicans who are running for Township Committee in Union.
CARTERET—Following a pledge made during the State of the Borough Address given in February, Mayor Daniel Reiman and the Carteret Borough Council passed a resolution last week, authorizing the establishment of an incremental payment program for delinquent property taxes.
SOUTH AMBOY – The former Main Street Bridge was officially renamed Veterans Memorial Bridge during a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week.
GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Recruit Joel D. Acevedo, son of Belquis Medina of Elizabeth and Emanuel Acevedo of Rahway, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As veterans start the new academic year, the leader of The American Legion said he is happy to see that they will be able to enjoy the benefits of the new GI Bill.
LINDEN – Linden police arrested three Elizabeth men on drug charges as the result of a drug investigation last week.
ELIZABETH-This if from 1956 material sent to me by Frank Fay: “Elizabeth had a gang problem in the late 1930s. The police had a solution. Check the last paragraph in attached article.”