First Goodwill In Monmouth County Set To Open

ABERDEEN – Goodwill Industries of Southern New Jersey & Philadelphia will open its first location in Monmouth County at 228 Route 35 in Aberdeen on Tuesday, July 27. The site, which formerly housed a Rite-Aid, encompasses 10,908 square feet of retail space. Doors will open at 9 a.m.

Dzema Completes Basic Training

GREAT LAKES, Ill.–Navy Seaman Apprentice Michael P. Dzema, a 2009 graduate of J. P. Stevens High School, Edison, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

SMC Wins State Softball Championship

LINDEN – The SMC team won the New Jersey Senior Softball Association (NJSSA) 50+ State B Division Championship in Linden over the weekend of July 10. The SMC squad, which plays in the Union County Senior Softball League, compiled a perfect 5 -0 record and swept Check Exchange of Middlesex County in the finals.

Fishing Derby Champs

LINDEN — The Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services sponsored the third annual George “Butchie” Scoles Fishing Derby, held at the pond in Wilson Park in July.