LINDEN – In 1965, five Linden teens formed a band whose music symbolized the lighthearted bubble gum genre, which contrasted against the hard rock counter-culture songs of protest and social action.
CLARK – The Deutscher Club is planning a country western night outdoor festival on Saturday, July 11. The event, which will be held rain or shine, is open to the public.
TRENTON – The state Senate unanimously approved a bill requiring the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) to publicly report certain preventable patient safety errors at New Jersey’s hospitals on June 18, by a vote of 39-0. The legislation now goes to the governor for his signature.
NEWARK—Anyone who spends time in the sun, from golfers to beachgoers, should be proactive about protection from the sun’s harmful rays. This year over one million Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS).
ROSELLE – Zamba Chicken will prove on Aug. 8 that every once in a while, there is such a thing as a free lunch.
SCOTCH PLAINS – People with diabetes have to be especially vigilant about caring for their feet. Cuts, blisters or scrapes can lead to complications such as non-healing wounds for people with diabetes.
Interest rates often fall during tough economic times. That’s good news for homeowners who would like to shave a few dollars off their monthly mortgage payments. That’s because when interest rates fall, it’s time to consider refinancing your mortgage loan.
CARTERET—The borough’s Herman Avenue upgrade project has been awarded to F&P Contractors, of South Amboy, Mayor Daniel J. Reiman and Councilwoman Iris Colon, Public Works Chairwoman, announced.
LINDEN—The Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services will be sponsoring a fishing derby for children ages 6-13 at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22, at the Wilson Park Pond.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Best Friend Dog and Animal Adoption will have a 50 percent off sale to celebrate The Fourth of July.
TRENTON – New Jersey has entered into a multi-state settlement with TJX Companies, Inc. that resolves an investigation into the discount retailer’s data storage and data security practices, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced Tuesday.
June 15 at 12:43 p.m. – Officer Glenn Griffin investigated a report of a theft of items from a motor vehicle, which was parked at 2 Clauss Road.
June 15 at 12:20 p.m. – Officer Jorge Feliciano investigated a report of a theft on St. Georges Avenue.