HACKETTSTOWN—Sixty children ages 8 through 16 gathered together for a week of fun at the Arthritis Foundation, New Jersey Chapter’s Camp CHAT (Children Have Arthritis Too). Camp CHAT is sponsored by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, New Jersey Lodge, a fraternal organization that does charitable work with various organizations.
Grilling and eating outdoors during the summer months can be fun, but can also be dangerous if the proper food safety procedures are not followed. When perishable food is left out for too long, warmer weather can bring with it an increased risk of food-borne illness.
TRENTON –A Newark man was sentenced for participating in a staged accident ring, Attorney General Anne Milgram and Criminal Justice Director Deborah L. Gramiccioni announced last week. He had been on trial with his two brothers, but all three pleaded guilty on April 14 as the lengthy trial neared its end. His brothers were sentenced to prison last month.
ELIZABETH—Navy Ensign Adriano M. Silva, a 1998 graduate of St. Mary’s High School, Elizabeth, recently reported for naval aviator training at Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas.
RAHWAY – As part of their “Week of Mary” program, the Sts.Mary/Mark Parish, will hold an outdoor Candlelight Procession at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, 232 Central Ave., Rahway, at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 16, according to Fr. Dennis Kaelin, pastor.
RAHWAY – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway invites the community to learn about the hospital’s current operating position as well as new and enhanced healthcare services at the hospital’s annual meeting Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 6 p.m. in the main conference room on the main level.
LINDEN—The Linden Police Department’s Juvenile Bureau recently held G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education and Training) Summer Camp. The program fostered the goal of helping students make positive choices and develop life-long skills.
Aug. 4 at 4:21 p.m. – Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries in the vicinity of Lake Avenue and Meadow Road. One patient was transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at New Brunswick and one patient was transported to Overlook Hospital in Summit.
RAHWAY – Marriages and families will receive a special blessing on Thursday, Aug. 20, at the 7 p.m. Liturgy at St. Mary’s R. C. Church, 232 Central Ave., Rahway, as part of their “Week of Mary” program, according to Fr. Dennis Kaelin, pastor.
PERTH AMBOY – There are currently four open seats on Perth Amboy’s planning board, two Class IV positions and two alternative positions. The position of Planning Board Special Legal Council is also vacant.
FLORHAM PARK—According to a new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the majority of drivers 55 and older are unaware that certain prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications can affect driving ability.
ROSELLE – Full Force performs in front of a crowd of 500 at the Roselle Urban Enterprise Zone Summer Concert on Aug. 7.
MADISON—The public is invited to an opening reception to view the work of Minako Ota, a New Jersey-based artist, at the Library on Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham, in Madison, on Sunday, Sept. 13, between 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.