UNION COUNTY — Since last fall when NJ Blood Services (NJBS) opened its new donor room doors at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains, they have been recruiting local businesses to donate blood and become official sponsors in their mission to save lives.
LAWTON, Okla. — Army Spec. Jose P. Lopes has graduated from the Fire Support Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Kristina M. Gray of Rahway was named to the Marist College Dean’s List for the spring 2010 semester.
MERIDIAN, Miss. — Marine Corps Pfc. Luis A. Roman, son of Wanda I. and Angel A. Roman of Sewaren, recently graduated from the Marine Aviation Supply Mechanized Course.
RAHWAY — Micah Pakay, a lifelong resident of Rahway, has graduated with honors from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., with a Government major and a minor in pre-law.
CARTERET — On Saturday, July 17, Girl Scout Troop #81599 held their third annual He & Me Fishing event at the John Sitar Memorial Pond in Carteret Park.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS — You don’t have to be in high school to attend a senior prom. Residents and patients at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital of Union County enjoyed good company, music and dancing at the annual event.
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — The Long Island Ducks defeated the Newark Bears 11-3 at Suffolk County Sports Park in Central Islip, New York.
The U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear the case of Snyder v. Phelps, a case that tests the limits of the First Amendment’s protections for free speech.
They used to say the truth shall set you free. These days it might get you fired. Apparently, stumbling onto the truth is a grave offense in the Republican Party. Ask Michael Steele, its chairman.
With the Deepwater Horizon oil spill doing long-term damage to commercial fishing, wildlife, and tourism, perhaps the bubble of our ocean fantasies has finally burst.
ELIZABETH — A North Carolina man was sentenced to 50 years in prison last Friday, after being found guilty of first degree armed robbery, second degree aggravated assault and weapon offences, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.
STATE – Last week, Gov. Chris Christie signed an executive order establishing the County Prosecutor Study Commission to examine the feasibility of modifying the state’s county prosecutor system towards greater efficiency and savings for taxpayers.