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.
Unbelievable how time flies, as is said, when you’re having fun. I attended a church picnic on Saturday the 17th, and fortunately the weather was great. My only regret is the fact that so many friends were missing.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County’s annual auction of cars, heavy equipment and office, medical and computer supplies will start at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26 and end at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2.
ELIZABETH — Bank President and CEO Kevin Cummings announced the company’s new name, Investors Bank, and presented logo, called “The Weave,” during a reception at its newest branch located at 51 South Broad Street in Elizabeth.
UNION — The Union Elks and the Elks Charities will once again team up for a benefit fundraiser with National Pro Wrestling Superstars on Friday night, Oct. 14 at 7:45 p.m. at the Union Elks Lodge, 281 Chestnut Street.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The New Jersey City University women’s soccer team, led by senior strikers Jennifer Albuja (Union City/Hoboken) and Julia Caseres (Union), lead NCAA Division III in four categories, according to the second weekly national statistical report for the 2011 season for games played through Sept. 18.
PERTH AMBOY–For the 25th year, the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development (PRAHD) will host the Annual Roberto Clemente Gala on Saturday, Oct. 1, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, 515 Route One South, Iselin.
FAIR LAWN — Columbia Bank recognized five of their employees with 2011 Community Service Awards as part of a statewide program that recognizes outstanding community support efforts by their employees.