CRANFORD – Dr. Lawrence Hogan, Senior History Professor at Union County College, and Robert Scott, former pitcher and first baseman for the New York Black Yankees of the Negro National League, will be the guest speakers for a Black History Month Program, “Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Negro League Baseball at Yankee Stadium, 1930-1948.”
MOUNTAINSIDE—With recovery efforts underway many people may wish to contribute to relief funds for the victims of Haiti’s recent earthquake. Contributions for Haitian earthquake victims may be tax deductible.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Investigators are hoping to question an unidentified man who may be able to provide information on the fatal stabbing of a 60-year-old city resident last November.
ELIZABETH – Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a 18-year-old Elizabeth man Monday afternoon, less than 24 hours after he allegedly shot a 17-year-old girl to death inside an Elizabeth apartment.
ROSELLE–Roselle Public Schools raised more than $6,000 Friday in disaster relief funding for victims of the earthquake in Haiti.
By Jason Alderman If you’re plagued by winter drafts and high heating bills but can’t afford to weatherproof your home, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) just might be able to help. Since 1976, WAP has…
TRENTON – Acting Gov. Stephen Sweeney signed legislation Saturday to extend and expand a pilot program that required high school students to undertake community service programs as a condition of graduation.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Friday, a jury convicted Carteret resident Keith McBride of causing the death of a 42-year-old Rahway man during a 2006 robbery.
Jan. 12 at 1:19 a.m. – Officer Chris Lott investigated a report of a stolen motor vehicle, which was removed from 20 Post Road.
TRENTON – Acting Gov. Stephen Sweeney signed legislation to create a special state task force to look at the issue of underage drinking at New Jersey’s colleges and universities on Saturday.
BETHPAGE, N.Y. – Cablevision Systems Corp. announced last week that the unlimited calling area available to Optimum Voice phone customers was being temporarily extended to include calls to landlines and mobile phones in Haiti, in light of last week’s devastating earthquake.
Thrift Shop Sale • Jan. 22 & 23 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Best Friend Dog & Animal Adoption is holding a 50% off sale at their thrift shop, located at 1750 E. Second St., Scotch Plains. Proceeds support animal rescue efforts. Donations of new/lightly used items are accepted. For info, call 1-732-388-8930.
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