IRVINGTON –A 21-year-old Union man was fatally shot last night in Irvington, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today.
STATE – Since there was no grand prize winner in Saturday evening’s Powerball drawing, the jackpot will grow to an estimated $190 million for the Wednesday, May 26 drawing.
WEST TRENTON– In preparation for 2010 Hurricane season as well as any potential emergency event, the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management has created New Jersey’s Special Needs Registry for Disasters, a free, voluntary and confidential program designed to assist people with special needs who may find it difficult to get to safety in the event of an emergency.
RAHWAY– The Cassio for mayor team held a meet the candidate’s luncheon on Sunday afternoon at the Casa Borinquen restaurant in Rahway. The owners and staff of the new family-owned restaurant on East Cherry Street welcomed the Republican candidates. Approximately 45 supporters attended and enjoyed homemade Puerto Rican cuisine and lively Latin music.
TRENTON – Legislation to allow physicians and veterinarians to earn continuing education credits for providing free medical and veterinary services has received final legislative approval.
May 10 at 3:31 p.m. — At the Bernardsville Police Department, Officer Thomas Sarnecki arrested Colonia resident Rodney Franklin, 38, on outstanding warrants from Clark, Rahway and Newark for contempt of court/motor vehicle violations. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail
NEWARK — David A. Baran, MD, Director of Heart Failure and Transplant Research at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, presented results of his latest research at the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant (ISHLT) annual meeting last month. During the three-day meeting he was also elected Chair of ISHLT’s Scientific Council on Heart Failure and Transplant Medicine.
MOUNTAINSIDE — On Sunday, June 6, at 2 p.m., the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts (NJWA) Concert Band under the direction of conductor Howard Toplansky will perform a spring concert at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 300 Central Avenue in Mountainside.
RAHWAY – The Somerset Jazz Consortium will be having jazz performances at the Rahway Public Library on Saturdays during the month of June.
RAHWAY—George and Jake will be performing country, folk and blues music on the guitar and harmonica at the Rahway Public Library on Thursday May 27 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
ROSELLE — Roselle students and senior citizens planted the seeds of intergenerational friendship on May 24 at the Anthony Amalfe Community Center.
LANCASTER, Pa.– The Lancaster Barnstormers defeated the Newark Bears 7-6 on Tuesday night at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
CLARK – The Clark UNICO Chapter recently celebrated Community Service Month by serving dinner to children at the McAuley School for Special Children in Watchung.