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.
MADISON, Wis. – They say it’s like spiders crawling up and down your legs.
Or like a tingling wave that never stops.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—The following local residents are 2009 graduates of Union College:
EDISON—The Township of Edison has entered the world of internet social networking via its own Twitter page – twitter.com/EdisonNJ.
LINDEN – Two men asked a St. Georges Avenue car dealer to take a test drive last week and made off with the car, police said.
WOODBRIDGE – Artist and educator Ray Skibinski will be offering “Life Drawing” classes, designed for artists, both amateur and professional, who wish to improve their drawing skills. Classes will be held at the Barron Arts Center, located at 582 Rahway Avenue in Woodbridge.
PERTH AMBOY – The Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc., will celebrate the 23rd annual Roberto Clemente Festival from Friday, Aug. 21 to Sunday, Aug. 23. The free event will take place at the athletic field by the Robert N. Wilentz Elementary School, 51 First Street in Perth Amboy.