WESTFIELD– Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) awarded the prestigious National Defense Service Medal posthumously to Petty Officer Third Class Warren Joseph Kolendriski for his service in Vietnam.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan, a national goodwill ambassador for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, visited patients at PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital and delivered blizzard ice cream treats during the sixth annual Dairy Queen® Miracle Treat Day, Aug. 11.
FAIR LAWN –Columbia Bank employees recently collected non-perishable food, health and beauty aids, bulk pack items and paper goods as part of the bank’s Eighth Annual Employee Food Drive.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Raritan Valley Chapter of Hadassah will be holding a late summer membership event at the newly built home of Life Member Sharon Heyden on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 7:30 p.m.
ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the death of the 13th homicide victim reported in the city so far this year.
EDISON — The acting chief financial officer of Edison has been arrested and charged with stealing $33,600, and attempting to steal another $52,891.88 in township funds, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Edison Police Chief Thomas Bryan announced today.
STATE — The Sierra Club joined other environmental and community groups across the state in a Day of Action on Thursday to urge Gov. Chris Christie to sign legislation banning the use of the controversial natural gas drilling technique hydraulic fracturing or fracking.
CARTERET — Participants in Carteret High School’s Pathways summer camp recently participated in operation Sticker Shock, designed to remind adults to obey New Jersey’s 21 Minimum Drinking Age law.
SAYREVILLE – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to remove the Sayreville Landfill Superfund site from the federal list of the most hazardous waste sites in the nation. The agency’s review of conditions at the site has found that…