For years, some of America’s most prominent wine critics have bashed the grape. In Slate Magazine, Sauvignon Blanc was once described as “maddeningly dull.” Wine Enthusiast’s West Coast editor has criticized the grape for failing to elicit “profound excitement.”
ELIZABETH — Daniela “Dany” Ortega of Elizabeth, winner of Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s 2012 Teen Scholarship, accepts her award from Gary S. Horan, President and CEO of Trinitas Regional Medical Center, while her mother Maria Toro, left, and Lisa Liss, Director of Volunteer Services, right, look on.
STATE — A searchable database of criminal convictions resulting from indictments and adjudicated in Superior Court is now available at njcourts.com, Judge Glenn A. Grant, acting administrative director of the courts, announced this week.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Perth Amboy and South Amboy have scheduled joint activities in celebration of Independence Day and the history of the Amboys. The fireworks display is to be held on Tuesday, July 3rd at 9:20 p.m. in the Perth Amboy and South Amboy waterfront. In the event of heavy fog or inclement weather, a rain date is scheduled for Friday, July 6.
BRIDGEWATER — The Somerset County Park Commission Free Summer Concert Series at Duke Island Park on Old York Road in Bridgewater will begin the season on Sunday, July 1, with a live performance of classic rhythm and blues performed by the world famous Duprees. The concert is scheduled from 7 to 8:30 p.m.