MIDDLESEX COUNTY – A grand jury indicted nine reputed gang members last Friday, charging that they were part of a drug distribution ring broken up by police in April.
NEW YORK – The Phoenix Suns drafted Rahway native Earl Clark with the 14th overall pick in the NBA Draft last Thursday.
Clark scored 1,245 career points at Rahway High School.
As we celebrate Independence Day, it is fitting that we free our government from the irrelevant cackling of the opposition party and legalized system of bribery that is commonly called, ‘lobbying.’
NEWARK– The Newark Bears hosted a star-studded celebrity softball showdown to kick off the Atlantic League All-Star Game festivities on June 23 before a crowd of 6,491 fans at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium in Newark.
NEW BRUNSWICK—New York Blood Center will hold about two dozen blood drives in July as part of Bloodstock, a regional effort by local students to help save lives and earn scholarships for their hard work.
ISELIN – Richard Vidal was appointed vice president and consumer loan director of Indus American Bank, the leading bank for the South Asian-American community.
Reverse mortgages have become a popular option for seniors who would like to reap some of the benefits of the equity they have accumulated in their homes. However, it’s important to be aware of both the advantages and drawbacks to these loans.
CLARK – The Union County Summer Arts Festival 2009 concert series moves to Oak Ridge Park in Clark on Wednesday evening, July 8, with a “contemporary country” performance by Mustang Sally. The free concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A special “O” blood drive will be held at New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) on Thursday, July 2, from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 167 New Street, New Brunswick. This unique drive will be open particularly to individuals who have type “O” blood.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—Middlesex County students entering 5th through 8th grades are invited to attend a summer day program at the County’s Extension office called “Eco- Adventures at the EARTH Center”.
METUCHEN—The New Hope Baptist Church will be host vacation Bible school from July 20 through July 31. This year’s theme is “The Jesus Chronicles.”
While indeed true that Lerner and Loewe didn’t write a hit every time, it is still difficult to grasp that director Harold Ramis (“Caddyshack,” “Ghostbusters” and “Groundhog Day”) thought the unforgivably dreary “Year One” was funny. It’s like learning that Albert Einstein secretly wished he had conceived of Nutty Putty instead of just E=MC2.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders have authorized a $3.85 million contract to begin work on the development of a multi-use recreational facility/park at the Stanford Drive property in Berkeley Heights.