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Volunteers clean adopted park

Merck employees who are Union County Adopt-a-Park volunteers repaired a storm-damaged section of trail in the Michael S. Bezega Wetland Observation Area of Rahway River Parkway, in Rahway. Hundreds of volunteers have pitched in since 2003, when new berms, basins, and…

Sheila Accardi finished NYC marathon

Sheila Accardi finished the New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 2, 2014 in 3 hours 49 minutes and 19 seconds, coming in 9,587 in the 26.2-mile race through the five boroughs of the world’s most diverse city. The runner, who studied at Rutgers University and now lives in Howard Beach, New…

Army to conduct artillery training

A regiment of the New Jersey Army National Guard will conduct artillery fire training during weekend of Nov. 7-9, 2014, at the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, the United States military facility located 18 miles southeast of Trenton, New Jersey. The 3rd Battalion 112th Field Artillery training, scheduled…

Veterans Day celebrated

by Middlesex County Freeholder Ronald G. Rios Veterans Day signified the end of World War I, it ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11thmonth.  Hence, Veterans Day is celebrated on the 11th day of the 11th…