UNION COUNTY — The pastor of a Newark church and one of his congregants were arrested earlier this week and face a variety of charges after it was revealed that they forced teenage girls to videotape the pair engaged in sexual acts at a Linden motel, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Wednesday.
STATE – Even though the grand prize was not awarded in Wednesday evening’s Powerball drawing, a New Jersey retailer sold a ticket that won the $200,000 second prize for matching all 5 white numbers.
TRENTON – Sophomore Ryan Zamorsky pitched a five-hit, complete game shutout to lead the Kean University baseball team to a 3-0 win over Manhattanville College in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Mid-Atlantic Regional on Wednesday evening.
NEWARK– The Newark Bears and Bridgeport Bluefish split a doubleheader on Wednesday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium. The Bears, behind Kearny native Matt Smith, sunk the ‘Fish 4-3. Bridgeport took the nightcap 8-2 for the split.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – After blowing a late lead in the first game of Wednesday’s doubleheader, the BlueClaws managed a come-from-behind victory in the nightcap to salvage a split.
EDISON – Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) has released an Open Report to residents of New Jersey, detailing the deepening funding crisis for civil legal assistance to the poor, and announces sharp new reductions in staff and service capacity.
WESTFIELD — The Friends of Westfield Symphony Orchestra, the auxiliary and fundraising arm of the orchestra, will present a medley of five stylish residences in its annual home tour to take place on June 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
CLARK — The American Cancer Society is looking for half a million adults in the U.S. who want to make a direct impact in the fight against cancer.
EDISON — Temple Emanu-El, located at 100 James Street in Edison, has announced the June calendar of events. Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at the temple. For additional details, call the Temple at 1-732-549-4442.
CLARK – Owning a home for the first time typically means encountering unfamiliar situations. New homeowners can become overwhelmed with the abundance of chores, repairs, and fix-it to-dos around their new abode — a top priority, however, is keeping a home safe from hazards that could create injuries.
UNION — “Transformations,” a solo show by Leona M Seufert, will be on exhibit May 18 – June 29, 2010 at The Les Malamut Art Gallery at 1980 Morris Avenue, Union.
NORTH BRUNSWICK — On Wednesday, May 5, the American Legion Post 459 of North Brunswick elected a new Commander, Neil C. Raciti.
EDISON — The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison held its annual Middle School Art Show and Spring Concert on the evening of Thursday, May 13.