RAHWAY — The Rahway Department of Community Services, Division of Senior Services will sponsor the annual Rahway Senior Citizen’s picnic on Wednesday, Aug. 12, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Hart Street Park picnic grounds.
UNION – On Sunday, Aug. 16, there will be a picnic fundraiser for Paul Verzosa and Charles Donnelly, two Republicans who are running for Township Committee in Union.
LINDEN – Linden police arrested three Elizabeth men on drug charges as the result of a drug investigation last week.
GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Recruit Joel D. Acevedo, son of Belquis Medina of Elizabeth and Emanuel Acevedo of Rahway, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
ELIZABETH-This if from 1956 material sent to me by Frank Fay: “Elizabeth had a gang problem in the late 1930s. The police had a solution. Check the last paragraph in attached article.”
RAHWAY — The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association announced that their annual antique auction is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
LINDEN – Police are searching for two men who held up a trio of unfortunate motorists early Saturday morning.
STATE –Last week, 18 New Jersey municipalities learned that they would receive $26.8 million in federal stimulus money from the Justice Department’s Community Oriented Policing Services program.
LINDEN – Last week, armed robbers targeted an East Edgar Road pizza shop.
On July 28 at 3:19 a.m., officers responded to New York Fried Chicken & Pizza on a report of a robbery. According to police, three men entered the store and one had a shotgun.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS – A Hamilton Terrace Elementary School science teacher won a 2008 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.