KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Colby Shreve’s first professional start was a memorable one. The 22-year old righty missed all of 2008 and 2009 recovering from Tommy John surgery, but made up for lost time Thursday night.
STATE –Tonight’s Mega Millions lottery jackpot is worth $224 million. Mega Millions, a game played in 12 states, has a number drawing every Tuesday and Friday at 11 p.m. that is broadcast live on NJN.
UNION COUNTY—While it may have looked like work, walking in the riverbed with her high rubber boots, picking up dozens and dozens of bottles and cans, as far as Kean University junior Linda Agbontane was concerned, it was a day of fun.
CLARK—Alex MacDougall, president of the Clark Kiwanis Club, has announced two new scholarships to be presented in June to deserving high school seniors.
CARTERET — Mayor Dan Reiman was joined Wednesday morning by Freeholder Ronald G. Rios, Bill Schleuter, president of the Middlesex County Building and Construction Trades Council, and Carteret workers and residents to observe Workers Memorial Day.
LINDEN – Armed robbers struck a St. Georges Avenue laundromat on Monday night, according to police.
EDISON – In a solemn ceremony marked by an honor guard, bagpipes and the reading of the names of workers who died as a result of the workplace, county, state and federal officials, representatives from various unions and others gathered Wednesday for Middlesex County’s Workers Memorial Day Commemoration.
ELIZABETH – Community Access Unlimited (CAU) celebrated the accomplishments and achievements of members, staff and community supporters during the last year at the agency’s 26th Annual Awards Night Celebration, held April 21 at L’Affaire in Mountainside.
STATE – Residents of New Jersey will celebrate Arbor Day 2010 on April 30. While some states chose to celebrate Arbor Day on a different date that coincides better with their growing season, National Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in April by many states such as New Jersey.
Considering how frequently many people move, switch jobs and change their names, it’s not surprising that state treasuries and other agencies are sitting on more than $33 billion in unclaimed assets.
RAHWAY – Recently voted New Jersey’s Favorite Dance Company, New Jersey Ballet returns to UCPAC on Saturday, May 1 at 8PM, with Tappin’ with the Ballet and on Sunday, May 2 at 3PM with a double header that features two childhood favorites, Peter and the Wolf and Beauty and the Beast.
WOODBRIDGE – St. James Church, founded by Catholic Irish immigrants working at the Woodbridge clay pits, celebrates 150 years of faith and service in the Woodbridge community with a historical exhibit at the Barron Arts Center opening on Saturday, May 1.
PERTH AMBOY – Raritan Bay Medical Center has released a calendar of community events planned this spring.