EDISON—In her book, “When The Time Comes,” journalist Paula Span offers a road map to the 72 million Baby Boomers who will be responsible for the care of their aging, frail family members in the not too distant future.
WOODBRIDGE—Middlesex County Democratic Committee members from Woodbridge, Perth Amboy, Carteret, Sayreville and South Amboy selected former Edison Municipal Court Judge Craig Coughlin of Woodbridge as the State Assembly candidate to in the 19th District.
ELIZABETH—An Elizabeth man was found guilty of third degree possession of cocaine, announced Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
SOUTH AMBOY—Third Ward Councilman William Schwarick, 63, was sworn in at the Sept. 2 city council meeting, replacing John O’Connell, who resigned after the Department of Defense assigned him to a post in Washington, D.C.
PERTH AMBOY—Wednesday, Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) joined the New Jersey Schools Development Authority (SDA) and Perth Amboy Board of Education officials to celebrate the opening of the Edmund Hmieleski Jr. Early Childhood Center.
PARLIN—John F. Kerry, Massachusetts Senator, poured over 50 applications before selecting Nia Allen-Lee of Parlin, a senior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, as his Senate Page.
RAHWAY—Evelyn Bongco, director of nursing at Riverton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, is pictured above with members of the Helping Hands Class at the Rahway Senior Center.
WOODBRIDGE—The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services has scheduled the first flu and pneumonia vaccine clinics of the season.
LINDEN—The Linden Board of Health is currently registering city residents for the annual seasonal influenza immunization program.
CLARK—The Township of Clark is planning to hold another Community Emergency Response Training program this fall, if there is sufficient interest.