Winfield

Rahway River Watershed Flood Control Group Meets Thursday

UNION TOWNSHIP — The Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control will meet Thursday, Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. in the Union Township Municipal Building to discuss objectives for 2014 and the next steps on the Rahway River flood mitigation effort.

Scutari talks pot & scandal on MSNBC

LINDEN — Sen. Nicholas Scutari provided insight about the investigation into the George Washington Bridge scandal that has been dogging GOP Gov. Chris Christie during an interview on MSNBC that aired live on Saturday. Scutari also discussed his initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in…

Girl Scouts Spread Holiday Cheer

Girl Scouts are ready to sing some familiar holiday songs.

by Alicia Scipioni CRANFORD — Caroling has become a tradition for the Girl Scouts from Clark, Winfield and Garwood who dressed in their holiday best, to make a special appearance at the Atria Senior Living Community, located in Cranford this past…

One year of senseless silence on gun violence

Voice of the People by James J. Devine

One year ago today, we lost 26 fellow Americans to gun violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. We lost 20 of our youngest students, and six dedicated school workers. To mark the anniversary of that tragedy with…

Winfield Park Senior Signs Letter Of Intent To Play Softball For UNC-Pembroke

Taylor Gerhart signs her official letter of intent in the Wardlaw-Hartridge School’s Admission Conference Room with W-H coach Jackie MacLean seated next to her. Looking on standing, from left, grandfather Ray Sass, Athletic Director Karl Miran, mom Kathi Gerhart, dad Jeff Gerhart and grandmother Liz Sass. (Photo courtesy of Wardlaw-Hartridge School)

EDISON — Taylor Gerhart of Winfield Park, a senior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, signed her official letter of intent to play softball for the University of North Carolina-Pembroke on Monday, Nov. 18. With her parents, grandparents, coaches, school administrators and friends in attendance, Gerhart formalized her commitment to attend UNC-Pembroke.

Community Calendar

calendar

NJTODAY.NET’s community calendar includes events in Union and Middlesex counties, as well as other parts of the Garden State. To have your event listed, email the information to news@njtoday.net.

Union County Residents Urged To Dispose Of Unwanted Prescription Medication Via Project Medicine Drop

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Prosecutor’s Office, Union County Police Department, and local elected officials and health professionals are urging residents to take a moment this October to dispose of their unwanted prescription medication at one of two county locations participating in the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General Division of Community Affairs’ Project Medicine Drop initiative.

Officer Sentenced for Helping Sheriff Collect a Bribe

TRENTON – A former Middlesex County sheriff’s officer was sentenced today for assisting former Sheriff Joseph Spicuzzo in a jobs-for-cash scheme in which Spicuzzo collected about $112,000 in bribes from individuals seeking positions or promotions in the sheriff’s office. Paul…