LINDEN—All the members of the Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services Kiddie Camp enjoy an ice pop after a romp through the sprinkler on a hot summer day.
TRENTON—A Superior Court Judge has rejected ExxonMobil’s latest attempt to limit its exposure in connection with natural resources it damaged or destroyed during nearly a century of the company’s refinery and petrochemical operations in northern New Jersey.
SCOTCH PLAINS – It began in 1995 as a summer program with 35 enrollees, and fourteen years later the Union County Vo-Tech Adult High School has blossomed into a full academic and vocational course that provides more than 500 students yearly with a second chance to finish their high school education. At a ceremony on the Vo-Tech campus this morning, 150 members of the 14th graduating class received their diplomas.
UNION — Kean University and Liberty Hall Museum have collaborated to mount a new exhibit, entitled “Headline News: The Life and Transformation of the Great American Newspaper.” The exhibit opens on Sept. 10 and will feature newspapers from the Liberty Hall Museum collection spanning four centuries of American journalism.
NEWARK—Two Brooklyn men were charged in federal court today for defrauding homeowners facing foreclosure in Elizabeth, Bergenfield and Paterson.
EDISON—The Edison Recreation Department will offer open volleyball for all community center-registered students in sixth through 12th grade, beginning Thursday, Sept. 17.
NEW YORK, N.Y—Carmen E. Castro from Port Reading was among the students of The Art Institute of New York City to be awarded degrees by Dean David Moughalian on June 22.
WESTHAMPTON—The 4th Annual Caitlin Elizabeth Russell Foundation Golf Classic will be held on Monday, Sept. 14, at the Deerwood Country Club in Westhampton, one-quarter mile off exit 5 of the New Jersey Turnpike.
STATE – Gov. Jon Corzine and Republican gubernatorial candidate Chris Christie have drastically different views on the state’s job market during the current recession.
WESTFIELD—Union County Republican Chairman Phil Morin invites party members to an open house at the new Union County Republican Party Headquarters at 425 North Avenue East in Westfield on Thursday, Aug. 13, from 6 to 9 p.m.
NEWARK – Assemblyman Joseph Vas (D-Perth Amboy) was back in court last week for an arraignment on a federal indictment filed last month. The embattled lawmaker pleaded not guilty to the charge of circumventing the contribution limits and reporting requirements of federal campaign-financing law.
PERTH AMBOY – Attorney Allen Papp will be replaced as Perth Amboy’s municipal prosecutor effective Sept. 1.
PERTH AMBOY—The city will hold a Public Meeting concerning future recreation improvements around the former tennis court building at Sadowski Park which was destroyed by fire. The neighborhood and general public is welcome to attend and to provide suggestions for recreation improvements.