Holiday Heroes

Holiday Heroes—Local heroes, retired Army veteran Thomas Dresdner, Cpl. Denise Handibode and retired Air Force Colonel, Ray Shepherd helped ShopRite Partners In Caring deliver their annual Thanksgiving turkey donation to the Community Food Bank of NJ on Veteran’s Day.

Veterans Remembered

Veterans Remembered — In honor of Veterans Day, the Pettit Davis Funeral Home presented a framed display of military medals and honors to American Legion, Post 5 of Rahway. Pictured left to right are Bill Disney, a US Marine Corps…

Veterans Day Visit

Veterans Day Visit – This spring, children at the Woodbridge Child Care Center in Avenel collected school supplies for children in Afghanistan. These gifts were distributed by Army Captain Ian A. Cairns of Edison, who was stationed in Afghanistan with…

Remembering Our Veterans

Remembering Our Veterans—The Sacred Heart Catholic War Veterans Post 578 held their annual Veterans Day remembrance on Nov. 11 at Sacred Heart cemetery on Johnsons Lane in the Parlin section of Sayreville. Names were read of those buried in the…

Summit and Elizabeth Children Benefit From Book Donation

UNION COUNTY – New Jersey Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean (R-Union) and Assemblyman Eric Munoz, M.D. (R-Summit) joined with New Jersey’s pharmaceutical and medical technology industry on Tuesday to deliver 2,000 new children’s books to two medical facilities to distribute…

Celebrate Puerto Rico Discovery Day

PERTH AMBOY—The Puerto Rican Association for Human Development invites Perth Amboy-area residents to celebrate Puerto Rico Discovery Day on Sunday, Nov. 16. The program includes a mass at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church. The Puerto Rican flag…

State Announces Progress On NJ/NY Commuter Rail Project

TRENTON – The State of New Jersey, in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, has reached a major milestone in a project designed to increase commuter rail capacity between New Jersey and New York, officials…

Mock Drill Tests Hospital’s Ability To Handle A Crisis

ELIZABETH—For a medical center located less than 20 miles from New York City in a densely populated urban center, there is no such thing as being too prepared. “With that reality in mind and in cooperation with Union County, Trinitas…