MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Teams are being formed for the Middlesex County Parks and Recreation Department’s Fall Slo-Pitch Softball Leagues. Men’s Single and Double-Header and Women’s Sunday Morning leagues begin play in late August and September.
CLARK – The Union County Summer Arts Festival 2009 concert series continues on Wednesday evening, Aug. 5, with music by Parrotbeach. This free concert of Jimmy Buffett-inspired music at Oak Ridge Park begins at 7:30 p.m.
WESTFIELD—Toastmasters of Westfield, the area’s premier public speaking club, is pleased to announce a new slate of officers for the club’s 2009-2010 year, as well as their special “Kids Night” meeting Aug. 6.
July 14 at 2:36 a.m. – In the vicinity of the Garden State Parkway southbound, Officer Antonio Manata arrested Newark resident Rasheen McCray, 33, for possession of CDS.
LINDEN—Viviana Martinez, age 5, gets ready to bowl during a trip to Linden Lanes by Al Kalla Day Camp sponsored by the Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services.
A diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole-grain and high-fiber foods, fish, lean protein and fat-free or low-fat dairy products is the key to maintaining a heart-healthy diet. The summer is an opportune time to take advantage of fresh produce and begin incorporating fruits and vegetables in meals, snacks and even desserts.
“Health Care should be a right for all people, not a privilege for those who can afford it.” — Ray Stever
STATE—New Jersey’s unemployment rate reached its highest level in 32 years in June, but Corzine administration officials are trying to put a positive spin on the grim economic situation.
ATLANTA, Ga. – According to a new poll, in a general election match-up between Republican Christopher Christie, Democrat Gov. Jon Corzine, and Independent Christopher Daggett, Christie led Corzine with 53% to 38% with 5% supporting Daggett; and 4% undecided.
STATE—A deputy United States marshal was convicted of providing a firearm to a convicted felon who was arrested last year in Elizabeth and then lying about the matter to a federal grand jury.
STATE—Monmouth County Sheriff Kim Guadagno will join Republican gubernatorial candidate Chris Christie on the November ballot as his choice to become New Jersey’s first lieutenant governor.
RAHWAY—A Rahway man charged as part of an interstate jewelry store robbery ring with the murder of police officer in New Hartford, New York has also been named in a federal murder and conspiracy indictment.
WOODBRIDGE – A former Woodbridge police officer admitted that he took nude and semi-nude photos of a 15-year-old girl he met while on duty, authorities said.