CLAYTON – Much of New Jersey’s remaining peach crop survived the winds and rains of Hurricane Irene, according to Jerry Frecon, Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, Cooperative Extension, speaking from Heilig Orchards, where he was inspecting the peach orchards.
TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Transportation officials today announced the start of a major rehabilitation of the Route 35 drawbridge over Cheesequake Creek connecting Old Bridge and Sayreville.
CRANFORD—Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel turn 70 this year. To celebrate this milestone in pop history, legendary D.J. Pete Fornatale will present a multimedia program entitled “How Terribly Strange to Be 70,” based on his book, Simon & Garfunkel’s Bookends.
UNION COUNTY- United Way of Greater Union County’s inaugural “Stuff the Bus” campaign in partnership with local corporations and volunteers helped to make the start of the school year bright for a number of children in the county.
HAZLET – The new school year brings the return of bullying, peer pressure, and relationship issues affecting many students.
SOUTH AMBOY — The South Amboy Branch YMCA will begin a YTOTS Program for children aged 24-48 months this fall. The program is meant to be an introduction for some and an extension to others of a traditional preschool.
RAHWAY — After practicing general dentistry for 28 years, Dr. Richard Olin of Rahway sees the move into his new 2,400-square-foot dental building like a new beginning.
RAHWAY — The RWJ Rahway Foundation mourns the passing of Catherine “Kitty” Quadrel, who died on Aug. 5. A Life Member of the Foundation Board and with her family, Quadrel was a 2007 Guardian of the Rose recipient for her many years of dedication and outstanding philanthropic support to RWJ Rahway.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Westfield’s Jordana Alter Confino, a student at Yale University, is one of Glamour Magazine’s Top 10 College Women, the publication announced. She is profiled in a feature in the magazine’s October issue, which hit newsstands Tuesday.