UNION—Liberty Hall Museum and the Kean University Service Corps will be collecting items for Toys for Tots this holiday season. Help the needy children in Union County by bringing an unwrapped gift for children ages 0-15 to one of three drop locations now through Dec. 14.
CLARK—Out of 15 competing area grammar schools, St. John the Apostle’s eighth graders took home first place in the 38th annual Scholastic Olympics hosted by Roselle Catholic High School on Oct. 28.
With an increasing number of Americans affected by diabetes, 24 million have diabetes and an additional 57 million are at risk, it is important for everyone to understand diabetes fact from fiction.
CLARK—Students at St. John the Apostle School in Clark participated in the annual outdoor “living rosary” event.
PERTH AMBOY – The Raritan Bay Area YMCA Traveling Basketball League will hold tryouts next week for its inaugural season.
STATE—Home Instead Senior Care offices serving New Jersey have scheduled a free web conference for family caregivers on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. as part of National Family Caregivers Month.
PERTH AMBOY—The Royal Garden Club By The Bay has been awarded the Ringwood Garden Club Trophy by The Garden Club Of New Jersey for decorating the Proprietary House for the last Christmas season.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A South Amboy man pleaded guilty to a count of murder and four counts of attempted murder today, admitting that he fatally stabbed his live-in companion and stabbed four children, ranging in age from 7 to 12.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—In October, the unemployment rate rose to 10.2 percent, the highest rate since April 1983.
MOUNTAINSIDE – The Internal Revenue Service is looking for 3,075 New Jersey taxpayers who can claim their share of undelivered refund checks totaling about $4.2 million.
ELIZABETH – NJTODAY.NET, the online home of the News Record, Atom Tabloid and Clark Patriot, is now an online shopping destination too.
CLARK—On Saturday, Nov. 14, the Clark Police Department will join 250 Law Enforcement agencies across New Jersey in support of Operation Medicine Cabinet, a joint program in cooperation with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and the New Jersey State Attorney General.
RAHWAY—Nichelle Harris recently became Rahway High School’s second Union County Cross Country Champion and the first since 1994.