TRENTON – The state Department of Environmental Protection reopened the vast majority of shellfish beds in the state today after tissue samples collected over the weekend met federal health standards. The beds were closed Aug. 27 as Hurricane Irene approached New Jersey.
PITMAN — Senior striker Julia Caseres (Union) is the first New Jersey Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week of the 2011 season and earns the award for the fifth time in three seasons at New Jersey City University and the sixth time overall in her career.
JERSEY CITY — Senior forward Walter Avans (Roselle Park /Union Catholic) is the first NJCU men’s athlete of the week of the 2011 season and receives the honor for the fourth time in his career.
LITTLE FALLS – The New Jersey Jackals baseball team is headed back to the playoffs for the third consecutive year.
LAKEWOOD – For the 11th time in as many years, the Lakewood BlueClaws minor league baseball team has led the South Atlantic League in attendance.
RAHWAY — Roosevelt School in Rahway opened their doors for the 2011-12 school year this morning. Principal Rocco Collucci, pictured here with fifth grader Vanesa Esquivel, greeted students as they entered the building.
Families across the middle swath of our country — from North Dakota to Louisiana — have a disturbing question to ask themselves: “Do we want a leaky pipeline pumping 800,000 barrels of oil a day running through our community?”
WESTFIELD – Congressman Leonard Lance’s staff will hold mobile offices in Springfield and Cranford on Wednesday, Sept. 7, to assist Union County residents and small businesses with Hurricane Irene disaster assistance.
Aug. 30 at 12:28 p.m. – Officer Christopher O’Brien investigated a theft at Jefferson Avenue.