CRANFORD – Northfield Bancorp Inc., acquired the deposits and assets of First State Bank of Cranford, after it was closed by regulators last month. First State Bank was the 79th bank failure of 2011.
UNION – The YM-YWHA of Union County will hold its annual Thanksgiving party on Wednesday, Nov. 16. The amazing Flavian, a mentalist who has mesmerized audiences at Atlantic City casinos and other venues throughout the Tri-State Area, will entertain attendees.
ELIZABETH – Every year, in an effort to make the holidays brighter for Union County children and families in need, United Way of Greater Union County (UWGUC) mobilizes the caring power of the community through the Season of Caring initiative
TRENTON – The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) and Sheriffs’ Association of New Jersey (SANJ), today kicked-off the second annual American Medicine Chest Challenge-New Jersey, at a statehouse press conference.
NEWARK – According to its most recent fiscal report to the state, the AARP Foundation, based in Washington, D.C., spent 90 percent of its annual funds to provide information, education, and service to individuals 50 years old and older. The organization spent the rest on expenditures related to fundraising, management, and general costs.
STATE – Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in four New Jersey counties battered by Hurricane Irene will close Wednesday, Nov. 16, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced. Among the locations closing is the DRC at East Brunswick Division of Parks, 334 Dunhams Corner Road, in Middlesex County.