UNION COUNTY—As he mounted his all terrain quad, a tank of herbicide secured to the back, Eric Schrading prepared to do battle yet again in one of Union County’s parks.
TRENTON – A Linden man is charged with stealing almost $19,000 from the state uninsurance fund by collecting benefits he wasn’t entitled to, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced last week.
SPRINGFIELD—Car crashes are the leading cause of death among 16- to 19-year olds. AAA New Jersey advises parents to start preparing well in advance and take an active role in their teen driver’s education.
HILLSIDE—On Sep. 16 from 4 to 8 p.m., all Wendy’s restaurants in the Tri-state area will donate 10 percent of sales to local food banks serving their corresponding counties.
UNION—The Children’s Department of the Union Public Library has scheduled the following programs at the Main Library during the month of October:
LINDEN – City students in grades 4-12 can learn to build and repair computers in an 18-week class at the Linden Multi-Purpose Center, 1025 John Street.
LINDEN—The Department of Public Property and Community Services is sponsoring art classes for Linden youngsters in the first through ninth grades on Saturdays beginning Oct. 10 and continuing through March 6, 2010.
RAHWAY – The Rahway Center Partnership will host a super fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Hart Street Park in Rahway. This event will benefit the partnership, Food for Friends, and two Rahway High School Educational Scholarships.
UNION—The Joseph Nugent Sr. Association of Union County, New Jersey will hold its 23rd annual Irish Festival and Picnic to benefit a child with a life threatening illness through the Make-A-Wish Foundation ® on Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Elks Lodge in Union from 1 to 6 p.m., rain or shine.
SUMMIT— Oratory Prep School has announced the season’s open houses for Sunday, Sept. 27, from 1 – 3 p.m. and Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 7 – 9 p.m.