LINDEN – Police arrested a city man last week for allegedly attempting to rob a drug store with a hose-nozzle that employees thought was a gun.
ELIZABETH – One of two Union County corrections officers who was under indictment for allegedly assaulting an inmate last year went back to work last week after agreeing to act as a witness against the other officer.
LINDEN—Thorough the end of October, the Linden Police Department will reward children who wear a helmet when bicycling with a “ticket” for a free ice cream cone from Dairy Queen in Linden.
In May, the award-winning Rahway High School Marching Band and Fine and Performing Arts ensembles were invited to play at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.
CLARK—Members of the Kumpf Middle School Builders Club recently joined forces recently with Johnson High School Key Club members and members of the Clark Kiwanis Club to clean up debris and overgrowth in part of the Clark Reservoir.
LINDEN – The Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services sponsors tennis classes for four different age groups: Biddi Tennis, ages 4-6; and classes for ages 7-8, 9-10 and 11-13.
RAHWAY – Community members recently completed training to be a part of Rahway’s Community Emergency Response Team #2.
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Union Catholic High School recently announced its 2009 Senior Scholar Athletes. They were recognized for their dedicated commitment throughout the school year to academics and athletics.
LINDEN – The Linden Free Public Library will sponsor an adult summer reading club, beginning on Monday, June 29 and ending on Friday, Aug. 14.
RAHWAY-I received an e-mail asking readers for some help with past information. “I have been working on my family genealogy for the last year or so and just found out that my great uncle was a driver for Haines Dairy in Rahway in 1942. His name was Edgar Baylis and I am looking for any info on the dairy, the area (he lived on Montgomery St.) him or anything related.”