CRANFORD – During the fall 2011 semester, Union County College will be offering free classes for senior citizens as part of the Learning Is ForEver (LIFE) Center throughout the county starting the week of Sept. 6. Classes will run until the week of Dec. 16. Registration will be held during the first session of each class.
You can scarcely turn on the TV without seeing ads for reverse mortgages. They’re touted as a great tool for cash-strapped seniors to tap their home equity to pay off bills while remaining in their homes with no monthly mortgage payments.
NEWARK –– Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) is recommending that its gas heating customers test their gas heating systems now, before the chilly weather arrives. If there’s a problem, PSE&G will come out to start the unit — at no charge — through Sept. 11.
NEWARK—The Child Life Department at Children’s Hospital of New Jersey (CHoNJ) recently accepted a donation of $180 from the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, which came from the auction of a quilt that promotes literacy.
So-called dead zones are areas of large bodies of water—typically in the ocean but also occasionally in lakes and even rivers—that do not have enough oxygen to support marine life.
CLARK — For the past 19 summers, students and alumnae of Mother Seton Regional High School, Clark, have volunteered a week of their time at Camp Fatima of New Jersey.
CLARK — The Clark chapter of UNICO recently announced the fifth Annual Italian American Feast to be held this fall in Clark. The event will take place for three days during the Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 7-9, in the parking lot on the recreation side of the municipal building and also in front of the tennis courts.
Aug. 17 at 11:18 a.m. – Officer Kenneth Sarnecki investigated a theft of items from a motor vehicle, which was parked at a business on the 1000 block of Raritan Road.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD – Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno today announced the award of 95 grants totaling $14.65 million to municipalities, counties and general aviation airports for infrastructure improvement and safety projects.
CRANFORD — A Cranford police officer was arrested over the weekend and charged with fourth degree criminal sexual contact and second degree official misconduct, authorities announced today.
LINDEN — The Union County Homicide Task Force and the Linden Police Department are investigating the shooting death of a city resident that occurred late last night, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH – One of Elizabeth’s most popular high schools, an institution with a rigorous curriculum and a long waiting list of students who want to get in, will expand this fall into a building that was once a Catholic school.
Republican politicians are spreading out across the nation, but instead of holding court with high-priced lobbyists who shower them with thousands of dollars in campaign contributions, GOP congressman are allowing average citizens to ask them questions for $10, $15 or $35.