SAYREVILLE-In October of 1944, Navy Day was proclaimed in Sayreville. Mayor Phillip McCutcheon issued a proclamation calling upon all residents of the borough to join in the observation of Navy Day on Oct. 27.
CLARK—Clark AARP Chapter #3733 will meet on Friday, Jan. 8 at 1 p.m. at the Brewer Senior Center, 430 Westfield Avenue, Clark.
RAHWAY—The Rahway Police Auxiliary held its first holiday toy drive last month. The effort helped 20 children from Rahway who may have gone without a special gift from Santa Claus to enjoy a brighter holiday.
CLARK—Clark Recreation held their annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest last month. Over 35 homes entered the contest and over 150 residents voted for their favorite house in three categories.
ELIZABETH—Carlos Lucio and Marie Munn discuss gifts collected for needy children in Elizabeth while Joseph Padlo and Lester Dominguez help sort presents under the tree. The toys were donated by city residents during the holiday season.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s state Senate is scheduled to vote on Jan. 7 on a controversial bill that would extend the right to marry to homosexual couples.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Commuters in South Amboy and Edison will enjoy improvements to the NJ Transit rail stations in their communities.
For 220 years, power has moved from Congress, courts, states and the people to the presidency, a trend that has taken giant steps during the Bush and Obama years.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services will administer H1N1 vaccine to all Woodbridge Township residents – adults and children regardless of age or risk group – at clinics scheduled throughout January at the Woodbridge Health Center located at 2 George Frederick Plaza.
WOODBRIDGE – An upcoming bowling tournament will raise funds for children affected by cancer, officials from the Prodigal Foundation said.
NEWARK—Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) is concerned about recent reports of strangers posing as PSE&G employees to gain access to a home or to lure a homeowner out of their house.
Open Dance • Jan. 8 from 7:30-11:30 p.m. – Middlesex East Widows Or Widowers, Carteret Chapter, will hold an open dance at the American Legion Hall, 1155 Roosevelt Ave., Carteret. Live music and refreshments. Admission: $10 members, $12 guests. For info, call 1-732-541-2174 or 1-908-757-0515.
ELIZABETH – The Union County Clerk’s Office no longer issues county identification cards, effective Jan. 1, 2010.