UNION–The Salvation Army’s iconic red kettles will begin appearing at retailers, malls and grocery stores beginning on Friday, Nov. 18. Donations collected from these kettles during the holiday season are used for food, warm clothing and small toys and gifts at Christmas.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Union Catholic High School senior Joseph Passantino of Colonia has been named a Commended Student in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program, the school’s principal, Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, announced today.
ELIZABETH — On Friday, Oct. 28, St. Mary of the Assumption High School will hold a ceremony to dedicate the school gymnasium as the “Robert Halleck Gymnasium.” The ceremony will be held at St. Mary’s at 7 p.m.
NEWARK – Three New Jersey men pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges stemming from an illegal poker club in Kenilworth, allegedly operated by an associate of the Genovese organized crime family, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman and Eastern District of New York U.S. Attorney Loretta E. Lynch announced.
TRENTON – The Division of Criminal Justice today obtained an indictment charging a former fiscal analyst for the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development with stealing approximately $18,525 in state funds by issuing unauthorized government checks made payable to her landlord to pay her rent, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
WOODBRIDGE – Enjoy culinary delights from around the world without leaving Woodbridge at Trinity Church’s “Dine Around The World At Trinity” event on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 5-8 p.m.
ROBBINSVILLE – Schedules for all of New Jersey’s fall season high school athletics tournaments have been unveiled by the NJSIAA (New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association).
NEWARK — The ninth annual Concert for Kids on Nov. 9 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark will feature seven-time Grammy award-winner Gladys Knight. The Concert for Kids is the signature fundraiser for the statewide network of local Boys & Girls Clubs.
STATE — Teen retailer Aéropostale and its sister brand P.S. from Aéropostale are giving 100 lucky customers a chance to see Disney star Demi Lovato perform live in its Times Square store on Oct. 21.