MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Asm. Craig J. Coughlin joined with the Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation and Middlesex Water Company to hold the second “Bowl for Hunger” on July 19.
EDISON – Twenty-one law enforcement officers from around the state will take part in an intensive, five-day course offering the latest techniques for collecting evidence from a crime scene in the event that hazardous materials were intentionally released into the environment.
RAHWAY — The Rahway Police Department will join forces with the residents of Rahway and thousands of communities nationwide for the “28th Annual National Night Out” crime and drug prevention event next week.
PERTH AMBOY – Youth dropping out of church has been a challenge and a hot topic for many years. To counter this trend, Cathedral International church places great emphasis on having relevant and meaningful ministry for adolescents, teens and young adults.
TRENTON – Gypsy moth caterpillars damaged 1,317 acres of trees in 68 municipalities in 17 counties this spring, New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher announced last week. More than half the damage was heavy, including 89 acres in Old Bridge and Piscataway.
CARTERET — Former WWE Tag-Team Champion and Hall-of-Famer Nikolai Volkoff, and former ECW TV star The Zombie will headline a night of National Pro Wrestling Superstars action as they return to Carteret.
LINDEN – Musician Jimmy Sturr will lead his orchestra into Linden’s Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade for a special Friday night concert at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 5.
(NAPSI)—Chances are this may have happened to you: A letter or e-mail arrives from a company with which you do business, informing you that their customer data files were “accessed by a third party.”
(NAPSI)—Conserving gasoline saves motorists money. These gas-saving tips are from the experts at the non-profit National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), the group that tests and certifies automotive technicians.
CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman and the Carteret Business Partnership, Inc., have announced that the Borough will be hosting its first Battle of the Bands on Aug. 20 at Carteret Waterfront Park. Dubbed “A Fistful of Sound,” the event will promote and showcase regional amateur musical performers through fun and friendly competition, and present a new entertainment venue to area residents and visitors.
LIVINGSTON – Saint Barnabas Medical Center recently opened a multidisciplinary Fibroid Center to provide women with a team approach to diagnosing this common gynecologic condition.
STATE — NJ Blood Services, which supplies blood products and services to 60 hospitals throughout the state, needs of volunteers to work blood drives.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Paramedics, EMTs, firefighters, and police are so busy taking care of others, they often don’t have time to take care of themselves.