FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS — For the fifth year in a row, residents in the towns of Fanwood and Scotch Plains will be able to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by giving back to their communities.
STATE — Rep. Rush Holt (D-12) is holding a series of community offices in towns throughout central New Jersey. Members of Holt’s staff will be available to assist residents who are having problems with Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, the VA,…
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Unity Bank and its employees will donate a total of $21,000 to 15 food pantries in Central Jersey and Easton, Pa. this month, one service organization for each Unity branch. The funds, which represent a 50 percent increase over the previous campaign, were donated by Unity Bank employees and matched by the bank as part of a special holiday community service project.
EDISON — Kelly Lawrence of Scotch Plains, a seventh grade student at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, visits the Angel Tree to select an ornament with gift suggestions for autistic children attending the Crossroads School in Westfield. The gifts will be delivered to the school for autistic children later this month. (Photo courtesy of the Wardlaw-Hartridge School)
GARWOOD – A municipal court judge who serves Clark, Garwood and Scotch Plains is accused of trying to intervene and reduce the punishment for a Garwood councilman’s daughter who was arrested for alleged possession of alcohol, according to a report by the Clark-Garwood Patch.