QUINCY, Mass. – A report released last week by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Characteristics of Home Fire Victims, and Injuries, finds that adults over the age of 75 are nearly three times as likely to die in a home fire as the general public.
LINDEN—The city’s Department of Public Property and Community Services will hold a surprise one day ceramic class for Linden students in kindergarten through eighth grades on Thursday, May 20, from 6 – 7:30 p.m., at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street.
PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.—Marine Corps Pvt. Jerry L. Skeete, a 2001 graduate of Woodbridge High School, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.
LINDEN—State Sen. Nicholas Scutari (D-Union) took time off from reviewing gubernatorial nominees as the Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee last Wednesday to meet with members of local Boy Scout Troop 310.
GREENSBORO, NC – Adam Buschini hit the first grand slam for the BlueClaws since 2008 in the fifth inning, and Lakewood held on for an 8-6 win Monday night.
CLARK — Pasquales Ristorante Italiano and Strength n Fitness Club are tied at the top of the Clark Men’s Softball League after one week of play.
RAHWAY—First graders from Roosevelt School in Rahway made robots and wrote stories about them.
It’s all too easy to criticize Governor Christie’s proposed fiscal year 2011 budget. We are frustrated at losing valuable programs and services. We’re anxious about how our profession will fare, and who will have a job come September. We want to maintain the high quality of New Jersey education for students.
WAYNE – William Paterson University wide receiver Joel Rivera (Hoboken) will try out for the NFL’s New York Jets when the team conducts its Rookie Minicamp starting Friday, April 30.
NEWARK – Former major leaguer Daryle Ward had a huge game, collecting three hits, including two homers, and driving in seven, and Kearny native Matt Smith pitched six scoreless innings in his seasonal debut, leading the Newark Bears to an easy 13-3 rout of the Camden Riversharks Saturday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
GREENSBORO, NC – Terrence Dayleg hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning Sunday, and the Grasshoppers beat the BlueClaws 8-7.
STATE – Beginning May 1, more than 600,000 Census workers will knock on doors in communities across the United States to follow up at households that did not mail back their 2010 Census form.
LINDEN – Paul W. Werkmeister, long time resident and former mayor, has been chosen as Linden’s 34th annual Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year.