CLARK – The petting zoo was one of the fun activities at F.K. Hehnly’s “HarvestFest” held last week to welcome in the fall season.
RAHWAY—Mrs. Dawkins’ second grade class at Grover Cleveland Elementary School in Rahway participated in the Prevention Links’ Forest Friends program.
MORRISTOWN—Nicole Ferrentino, 17, of Clark, received a scholarship from The Seeing Eye for raising several puppies for the world-famous dog guide school.
Oct. 6 at 11:38 a.m. – At the Southern State Correctional Facility, Det. Alex Yanes arrested Lakehurst resident Jason Corliss, 27, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.
CLARK – Webelos I scouts from Clark Cub Scouts Pack 145 stand at attention to receive their awards from Cubmaster Scott McCabe at the first pack meeting for the group. The pack welcomed over 20 new scouts, many of them first-year Tiger Scouts.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Willow Grove Presbyterian Church is offering a free course in Eastern meditation exercises that is open to everyone.
ELIZABETH—St. Patrick High School Students are preparing their production of “High School Musical.” The show will be presented on Friday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m.
LINDEN—The only fight night in Linden this year will be held on Friday, Nov. 13, when the Linden Boxing Association, in conjunction with the Linden Public Property and Community Services Department presents the 76th annual New Jersey State Finals of the Diamond Gloves Boxing Tournament.
LINDEN—The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited ConocoPhillips’ Bayway refinery in Linden for repeated workplace safety and health violations and failures to correct previously identified hazards.
ELIZABETH-Here is more from the material given to me by South Amboy resident Jerry Celecki: On Feb. 9, 1831, the start of the rail line which was to become the CNJ, the Elizabeth & Somerville Railroad was chartered by the New Jersey Legislature.