NJ Recognizes National Asthma Awareness Month

TRENTON — May is Asthma Awareness Month and the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS) is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and health care groups across the nation to educate people about the symptoms, treatments and costs of the disease.

Highland Park To Host Earth & Health Fair

HIGHLAND PARK — Sustainable Highland Park and the Board of Health are once again combining efforts to host the annual Earth & Health Fair on Tuesday, May 10, from 6 to 9 p.m. The event will be held in the cafeteria and gymnasium of the Highland Park High School located at 102 North 5th Ave and is being cosponsored by the Borough of Highland Park and the Highland Park School District.

United Way Plans Plainfield Home Tour

PLAINFIELD — United Way of Greater Union County’s Plainfield Community Council will host its third annual Maidens in May House Tour in Plainfield on Sunday, May 22, from 2-5 p.m., with a reception following at Grace Episcopal Church, 600 Cleveland Avenue in Plainfield from 4-6 p.m.

Linden Police Blotter

May 4 at 6:05 p.m. – Police investigated a reported theft from a motor vehicle, parked on the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue. The victim, a 49-year-old Staten Island, N.Y. man, told police that someone took three cash bags containing approximately $50,000, receipts collected from three gas stations