STATE — Senior citizens looking for a place to go during the day for free or low-cost social, cultural and recreational activities can now turn to the Department of Health and Senior Services’ website to find a senior center in their area. Many of these centers also serve as cooling stations during heat waves like the one we’re experiencing this week.
WOODBRIDGE — The Woodbridge Community Youth Players will take the stage to present GREASE on Wednesday, July 14 through Sunday, July 18. The production will take place at the air-conditioned Hungarian American Club located at 95 Port Reading Avenue in Woodbridge.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – This week, Kohl’s Department Stores awarded more than 200 volunteers with $1,000 scholarships toward post-secondary education.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Thomas Edison State College will receive $5.1 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to add computer workstations and upgrade connectivity at nearly 125 libraries across the state.
EDISON –– A winning Jersey Cash 5 ticket worth $137,060 was sold at Welsh Farms, located at 1 Schuyler Drive in Edison.
RAHWAY – United Water Rahway is urging customers to conserve water and cut back on outdoor usage during this heat wave.
TRENTON – Democrat John S. Wisniewski, chairman of the Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee, criticized Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s plan to keep the state’s Transportation Trust Fund solvent for another year by refinancing its debt.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro Grasshoppers starter Matt Montogomery dominated the BlueClaws bats Wednesday afternoon, as Lakewood had its five-game winning streak snapped 2-0.
STATE – The heat wave has affected New Jersey commuters who rely on NJ TRANSIT trains. Over the past 24 hours, the agency has experienced an increase in locomotive problems related to the extreme temperatures.
LINDEN — Three Linden Police Department veteran officers were promoted to the rank of sergeant last week in a ceremony at Linden City Hall.
LINDEN – Last week, a Linden man was robbed at gunpoint when while attempting to sell his iPhone, police said.
June 29 at 12:29 p.m. – At the Union Police Department, Det. Alex Yanes arrested Rahway resident Vincent DeSarno, 34, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.
ELIZABETH – A group of Elizabeth seniors and their grandchildren traveled Whitesboro last month to visit the graves of African-American soldiers and learn more about African-American history.