CLARK – The Runnells Specialized Hospital Foundation will hold the fifth annual Party in the Park fundraiser at Oak Ridge Park in Clark. The Aug. 5 event benefits the lives of the residents and patients at the hospital.
LINDEN – The Linden Public Library will sponsor a free concert for Linden children on Monday, June 29 at 2:30 p.m.
EDISON – A township man struck an 18-month-old toddler as he backed out of the driveway of a Daisy Court home last Thursday.
ELIZABETH—A Union County grand jury found that a Roselle Police Officer who discharged his weapon during a raid earlier this year, striking a suspect in the shoulder, is not criminally responsible, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Friday.
WOODBRIDGE—On May 22, the children of the Woodbridge Child Care Center, participated in a Trike-A-Thon for the patients of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, located in Memphis, Tenn.
LYNCHBURG, Va.—Tiffany Paonessa of Colonia graduated from Randolph College (formerly Randolph-Macon Woman’s College) on Sunday, May 17.
EDISON—Santi V. Buscemi, professor of English at Middlesex County College, has published a translation of Luigi Capuana’s book of children’s fairy tales, “C’era una volta.” The book is called “Sicilian Tales,” and it is published by Dante University Press.
GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Reserve Seaman Recruit William J. Pierce, a 2007 graduate of Elizabeth High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
PERTH AMBOY—Authors of “Then and Now: Perth Amboy,” Paul W. Wang and Katherine Massopust, gave a lecture on their book at the Perth Amboy Gallery.
HOPELAWN – The V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary #1352 will hold their regular meeting on Tuesday, July 7, at 7 p.m. at the Post Home, 113 James Street, Hopelawn.
RAHWAY—The Roosevelt School Band, directed by Kate Rattner and the Strings Orchestra, directed by Sofya Kitenberg, performed for all the third, fourth and fifth graders at Roosevelt School in Rahway on June 18.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va.—Ernie Dominguez from Elizabeth recently graduated from the College of William with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
by Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH-Cherry Street is one of the oldest streets in Elizabeth, as it was created back in the days of colonists who built Elizabethtown, and was a means to travel to the northwest part of the area.…