WOODBRIDGE — On Sept. 18, Woodbridge resident Leonard Green will walk up to 26.2 miles along the historic route of the Boston Marathon® in the 23rd annual Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai.
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.