Oct. 3 at 11:27 a.m. – Officer Jorge Feliciano investigated a theft at Poplar Street.
ELIZABETH — The Benedictine Academy Parents Association held a “Welcome Back Cookout” at the school in Elizabeth on Saturday, Sept. 24. Many new and returning school families and friends attended and enjoyed a great afternoon, complemented by plenty of burgers, hot dogs, corn, plus homemade entrees, salads and desserts prepared for the event.
TRENTON — The New Jersey State Library announced that four New Jersey libraries were selected to receive Best Practices in Marketing Awards for programs they developed and promoted to aid job seekers or small businesses. Each library received a $1,000 award and plaque.
MONROE – Soccer legend Mia Hamm, the only five-time recipient of the U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year award, is leading a fundraiser to benefit her foundation.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – With busy schedules full of work, sports, and other activities, it can be difficult to get the family together for a meal. October is National Eat Better, Eat Together Month, an opportunity for families to start new traditions, make time for one another, and eat healthy.
SOMERSET – OCD New Jersey, an Affiliate of the International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation, will host its 11th annual conference on Sunday, Oct. 23, beginning at 10 a.m., at the Doubletree Hotel in Somerset.
STATE — The Provident Bank is offering New Jersey residents a chance to win big this holiday season and support their favorite charities, too. The bank is hosting its “Give Thanks & Share the Wealth” sweepstakes through Nov. 4 to give a financial boost to consumers and charities alike.
PORT READING – The parents of nine-year-old Michael Stetson will no longer have to worry about how they’re going to replace their son’s outgrown wheelchair thanks to Convaid Wheelchairs. Convaid is donating a brand new Rodeo Wheelchair to help young Michael, who sustained a brain injury at birth leaving him with Cerebral Palsy, visually impaired and with various other health issues that call for around the clock care.
CARTERET – Robert Wood Johnson – Rahway, the designated operator of the Fitness and Wellness Center at Carteret, will be hosting a job fair at the Thomas J. Deverin Community Center and Library at 100 Cooke Avenue, Carteret Mayor Daniel Reiman has announced.