POINT PLEASANT BEACH – On Tuesday, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced a comprehensive law enforcement and public awareness effort by the Divisions of Alcoholic Beverage Control and Highway Traffic Safety to combat underage drinking in Jersey Shore resort areas this summer.
Given the urgency and severity of the financial crisis, it is not surprising that most policymakers have to date been focused on here-and-now tactical initiatives to stabilize the financial system, rather than laying the foundation for a more sound and better regulated system in the future.
CARTERET—Carteret Mayor Reiman recently joined with Councilman Vinny Bellino to announce that the borough has received $4,500, an appropriation requested to help finance its 4th annual “Concerts by the Bay” series. The arts grant was awarded by Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission, and will fund its popular live music series at Waterfront Park.
ROSELLE – Break out your folding chairs and get ready to enjoy a summer filled with free music performances from talented artists at the Roselle Shopping Center.
EDISON – Ray Ray Koperwhats, a former town councilman who was unopposed in the GOP primary this month, dropped out of the Edison mayoral race last week.
RAHWAY—The Sideliners Booster Club, the athletic booster club of Rahway High School, held its annual All-Sports Banquet on May 27. During the dinner, scholar athletes from Rahway High School were honored for outstanding achievement on the court, in the field and in the classroom.
RAHWAY—The “Jersey Fresh” Farmers Market has returned to Downtown Rahway at Rahway Train Station Plaza on East Milton Avenue and Irving Street. The Farmers Market will be open every Thursday, now through Oct. 15, from noon until 6 p.m.
EDISON – Police have charged an Edison man with robbing a Route 27 bank earlier this month, authorities said.
LINDEN – Are you a Linden senior who’s tired of sitting around? Do you want to meet new friends? Consider joining the Senior Citizen Center located at 330 Helen Street.