LINDEN—The Linden Police Department’s Juvenile Bureau recently held G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education and Training) Summer Camp. The program fostered the goal of helping students make positive choices and develop life-long skills.
Aug. 4 at 4:21 p.m. – Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries in the vicinity of Lake Avenue and Meadow Road. One patient was transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at New Brunswick and one patient was transported to Overlook Hospital in Summit.
RAHWAY – Marriages and families will receive a special blessing on Thursday, Aug. 20, at the 7 p.m. Liturgy at St. Mary’s R. C. Church, 232 Central Ave., Rahway, as part of their “Week of Mary” program, according to Fr. Dennis Kaelin, pastor.
ROSELLE – Full Force performs in front of a crowd of 500 at the Roselle Urban Enterprise Zone Summer Concert on Aug. 7.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—The following local residents are 2009 graduates of Union College:
LINDEN – Two men asked a St. Georges Avenue car dealer to take a test drive last week and made off with the car, police said.
WESTFIELD—The New Jersey Workshop for the Arts Concert Band is seeking interested intermediate and advanced woodwind, brass, and percussion instrumentalists to perform in its 17th year of community concerts in Union County.
ELIZABETH – The Stop & Shop Supermarket in Elizabeth raised $7,600 to fight childhood cancer and fund research through the company’s 2009 Triple Winner program. These funds contributed to the $5.25 million raised chainwide this year.
UNION – Kean University held commencement ceremonies for its graduate and undergraduate students in May. Among the degree recipients were more than 600 students who graduated with honors, the largest group in the university’s history to graduate with distinction.
RAHWAY—Rahway resident Kyle A. Okaly graduated summa cum laude from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at the university’s 203rd commencement ceremony May 16.