JERSEY CITY – Proud of his Latino heritage and eager to highlight the important legacy and achievements of Hispanic New Jerseyans, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, will host his Second Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at New Jersey City University, in Jersey City.
WESTFIELD – CONTACT We Care, a New Jersey-based nonprofit dedicated to crisis intervention suicide prevention through its telephone hotline, has named Joanne Oppelt of South Plainfield executive director. Oppelt will replace interim executive director Melanie Lester.
STATE – The Have It Your Way® Foundation today announced it has awarded over $1.4 million in scholarships to a total of 1,258 deserving students nationwide as part of the 11th annual Burger King® Scholars Program.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – The NBA has indefinitely postponed player training camps for the 2011-12 season because a new collective bargaining agreement has not been reached with the National Basketball Players Association. Training camps were scheduled to open on Monday, Oct. 3.
ELIZABETH — The Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine at Trinitas Regional Medical Center, one of the top wound healing centers in the United States, received the Robert Warriner III, MD, “Center of Excellence” award from Diversified Clinical Services (DCS) in recognition of its excellent clinical results. The award salutes Trinitas for exceeding DCS’s benchmarks in Healing Outcomes, Patient Satisfaction, Outlier Management, and Clinical Performance.
NEPTUNE – Disaster recovery officials continue to urge anyone affected by Hurricane Irene to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – even those survivors who are receiving insurance settlements.
NEWARK — The NJ Transit Police Department, together with state and local partners, plans to conduct a training exercise on Saturday, Sept. 24 inside the Bergen Tunnels on the Jersey City/Hoboken border to test a response from multiple agencies to a simulated train incident.
NEWARK – C. Tate George, a former NBA basketball player and the CEO of purported real estate development firm The George Group, surrendered to federal authorities this morning for allegedly orchestrating a more than $2 million investment fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
RAHWAY — Herman Wenson, a prominent architect who lived in Rahway for many years and the father of city Councilwoman Jennifer Wenson-Maier, passed away Wednesday in the Columbia Montour Home Hospice at Maria Hall, Danville, Pa. He was 88.