CRANFORD—For over 25 years, Community Actors Student Theatre (C.A.S.T.) has held its summer programs at the David Brearley High School in Kenilworth. So when board member/producer/director Karyn Mack of the community-based program for students heard that the Kenilworth school was not available this summer, a moment of panic ensued.
PLAINFIELD – The Tri-County Red Cross has revised and improved our Babysitter’s Training course with input from youth in the community. The course is fun and fast-paced with hands-on activities, exciting video, role-plays and lively discussions.
A gun-toting Crips gang member with past criminal convictions on charges that include aggravated assault, robbery, and unlawful possession of a handgun was allowed to walk away by Elizabeth police after he misrepresented himself as a law enforcement officer by showing them a handgun strapped to his ankle.
LINDEN—Linden’s series of free Concerts and Movies in the Park will continue at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Avenue, in August and September.
RAHWAY – Police arrested a burglary suspect last week who apparently returned to the scene of the crime to apologize.
GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Julio S. Meneses, son of Sandra T. Lituma and Julio G. Meneses of Elizabeth, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
As a Democrat, I am offended by a lot of things this crew in Trenton has done but Jon Corzine’s search for a lieutenant governor really shows how out of touch they are.
TRENTON—Recognizing the need for youth to embrace different cultures, The Allstate Foundation in New Jersey is continuing its partnership with Boys and Girls Clubs in New Jersey – through a 2009 grant for $35,000 – to promote tolerance, diversity and inclusion in Newark, Trenton and Perth Amboy.
POINT PLEASANT BEACH—On June 23, four Perth Amboy Catholic Upper School students were honored by state Attorney General Anne Milgram for winning first place in the 2008-2009 Alcohol Awareness “Listen UP! Radio PSA Initiative” sponsored by The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey.