RAHWAY — Saint Peter’s Preparatory School celebrated its 132nd Commencement at Saint Peter’s College on Sunday, June 6, with the graduation of 218 seniors, including one Rahway resident.
WALDORF, Md. – The Newark Bears snapped a 10 game skid with a dominant 11-3 win over the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs on Thursday night at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Maryland.
STATE – The BIG EAST Conference unveiled the 2010-11 men’s basketball opponents matrix for all 16 member schools on Thursday. For the fourth straight season, each school will play 18 conference games with a format featuring 12 opponents once and three teams twice.
NEWARK – Newark Bears officials announced today that relief pitcher Armando Benitez was signed on Thursday by the Florida Marlins and assigned to Triple-A New Orleans. Benitez becomes the fourth Bear signed to affiliated ball in 2010, joining J.R. House, Fernando Cortez and Fernando Seguignol.
It has been an honor and my privilege to run a campaign for the Republican candidacy of the U.S. House of Representatives, the People’s House. During that time, I enjoyed working alongside many people and had the pleasure of meeting numerous constituents of NJ’s 7th Congressional District, which encompasses parts of Hunterdon, Middlesex, Somerset and Union counties.
ROSELLE — Parents and spectators cheer on the Abraham Clark High School Class of 2010 as they prepare to graduate at Arminio Field on June 22.
HIGHLANDS — Highlands Mayor Anna Little, the Republican nominee for Congress from New Jersey’s 6th district, today called upon Congressman Frank Pallone to accept responsibility for his negligence regarding his oversight responsibilities that directly contributed to the Gulf oil spill disaster.
RAHWAY – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots taxpayer organization, will hold a public hearing regarding the group’s model Taxpayers’ Budget for New Jersey tonight at 7 p.m. in Rahway.
LINDEN – A Linden mentor has been honored as the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America “Big Sister of the Year.”
UNION COUNTY — Literacy Volunteers of Union County recently graduated 21 new volunteer tutors who completed a training workshop series in Westfield. The volunteers became certified to tutor both basic skills and English as a second language after completing the 15-hour workshop.
STATE — Lottery tickets sold in Montana and Ohio matched all six numbers in Wednesday’s Powerball game, to split a $97 million jackpot.
NEWARK —Three members of an alleged mortgage fraud scheme that falsely promised to help homeowners facing foreclosure keep their homes and repair their damaged credit were arrested this week on wire fraud conspiracy charges, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
HIGHLAND PARK– The Highland Park Borough Council is expected to vote July 6 on an ordinance that will change the requirements for site plans for businesses and homeowners, which will reduce the amount of red tape to open a business or make home improvements.