ELIZABETH – United Way of Greater Union County (UWGUC) will be hosting its first annual “Stuff the Bus” campaign, Aug. 1–19. The campaign, in partnership with local corporate partners, will help ensure low-income families do not have to face difficult choices when it comes to ensuring their children have needed supplies for the coming school year.
LINDEN – Police arrested a 40-year-old Orange man and charged him with burglary this week, authorities said.
TRENTON – A Kingston, N.C., man has admitted to robbing a bank, six fast food restaurants, and a convenience store in New Jersey’s Monmouth and Middlesex Counties between Jan. 29 and Feb. 12, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
RAHWAY – The Impact Wrestling World Tour will stop in Rahway on Friday, Sept. 16. Doors will open at the Rahway Recreation Center, 275 East Milton Avenue, at 6:30 p.m. The bell time is 7:30 p.m.
It amazes me – or maybe at times amuses me – when I see ads and the inducements stores use to attract customers. At this point, they’re using gas credits as a come-on. I do like the ones that advertise health items, “buy one, get one free.” In some instances, I’m definitely partial to certain food products and juices, and I’m always on the alert for ice cream deals.
CLARK — The Studies Program of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark is currently accepting registration for its language classes which begin the week of Sept. 15.
NEW YORK— This September, PIX11 is bringing together the top experts in the health and wellness fields for an all-day, all-ages expo. The PIX11 Health & Wellness Expo will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan on Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Johann Schmidt, the mad scientist also known as the Red Skull in director Joe Johnston’s rousing adventure tale, thinks his boss, the Führer, is a wimp and not nearly hard enough on those whom he would vanquish and/or dominate. That’s the kind of über bad guy he is. But fear not, fans of freedom. We’ve got “Captain America: The First Avenger.”
ELIZABETH-Memories from Melvin Baker from the 50s and 60s: “If you played baseball in the summer, in the late 50s and early 60s, your schedule would have been: