RAHWAY—Peggy Nicora, Fashion Show Committee chair, presents a “money gift basket” with more than $65,000 on behalf of the committee to Kirk Tice, president & CEO of Robert Wood Johnson Rahway Hospital
NEW BRUNSWICK—It’s time to break out the poodle skirts and saddle shoes for a “Fabulous ’50s Night” on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 7 to 11 p.m. at New Brunswick Elks Lodge 324 at 40 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.
EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department wants to check out your house this Christmas; but only if it’s decorated for the holiday.
RAHWAY—The YMCA of Eastern Union County, Rahway Branch will be offering a college preparation discussion on Monday, Nov. 24 at 7 p.m.
RAHWAY—Who would have thought that cleaning out closets could be so lucrative? Roosevelt School in Rahway encouraged their teachers and students to collect old clothes, shoes, toys, linens, and anything else that wasn’t needed from their homes.
EDISON—Jewish Family & Vocational Service of Middlesex County will be hosting its third annual casino night event on Sunday, Dec. 6, at the JFK Hospital Conference Center, 70 James Street, Edison.
TRENTON – Today, Governor-Elect Chris Christie announced his Transition New Jersey Leadership Team, which is being led by former Attorney General David Samson.
TRENTON—The Mega Millions jackpot will reset to $12 million for the drawing to be held on Friday, Nov. 13, but not before giving one lucky New Jerseyan their share of a $77 million jackpot. The fortunate New Jersey winner shares the jackpot with a fellow winner in California. Each share of the jackpot is worth an estimated $38.5 million.
STATE—Two top lawmakers cast doubt on whether New Jersey will give a green light to marriage equality for gays and lesbians before the Garden State gets a new governor who has vowed to stop the civil liberties legislation.
CARTERET – Students at St. Joseph School recently honored U.S. veterans for their service to America. This is the 11th year that students from the elementary school have honored community veterans, according Principal Roseann Johnson.
TRENTON—A Jersey City man was sentenced to prison for stealing nearly $1 million from victims he fraudulently convinced to invest in a garment and textile business that was not in operation, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced Tuesday.
PITMAN – William Paterson senior middle hitter Kelly Helfrich, a Clark resident and graduate of Arthur L. Johnson High School, was named the New Jersey Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Year, the league office announced Nov. 5.
UNION COUNTY—The Board of Chosen Freeholders has approved a $325,000 legal settlement with a mentally ill woman who sued the county because she parts of her feet amputated after she was allegedly released from the Union County Jail into the coldest night of the year wearing bedroom slippers and no jacket.