SCOTCH PLAINS– Since Union County has the highest concentration of platelet donors in the state, New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center, has opened a new donor center at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains.
LINDEN – The city’s Department of Public Property and Community Services will offer a complete fitness exercise class for Linden adults. This is a whole-body workout using kick boxing, high and low aerobics, cardio and body toning.
LINDEN—Do you have free time that you would like to donate to a cause? Would you like to meet new friends? The Department of Public Property and Community Services has formed a “Knitting and Crocheting for a Cause” group that is open to all ages, young adult through senior citizens.
LAWTON, Okla.—Army National Guard Pvt. Alfonso A. Pena has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
RAHWAY – During the month of October, the city of Rahway will welcome Kataluma Chai, a gourmet tea café, to its downtown business community.
UNION – The upcoming gubernatorial race in New Jersey, the newspaper industry, the environment and multiculturalism are among the topics under discussion as part of Kean University’s Issues ’09 lecture series this fall. Events will take place at various locations on campus. The series is free and open to the general public.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—The following Westfield students have been named to the 2008/2009 Dean’s List:
SUMMIT—Kent Place Gallery will present an exhibition of new paintings by Ken Weathersby until Friday, Oct. 9.
In “The Reverse Side Also Has a Reverse Side,” Weathersby’s paintings present intense, elegant grids of primary color that subtly invert expectations in a number of ways.
OLD BRIDGE—Police arrested a Scotch Plains man today on charges of dumping and hiding a woman’s body in a wooded section of Old Bridge, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Old Bridge Police Chief Thomas H. Collow announced.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Three Carteret residents were indicted for allegedly participating in a scheme to steal thousands of dollars from bank accounts and federal income tax returns, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.