PERTH AMBOY–For the 25th year, the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development (PRAHD) will host the Annual Roberto Clemente Gala on Saturday, Oct. 1, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, 515 Route One South, Iselin.
FAIR LAWN — Columbia Bank recognized five of their employees with 2011 Community Service Awards as part of a statewide program that recognizes outstanding community support efforts by their employees.
NEW BRUNSWICK — The Midtown Men, four stars from the original cast of the Jersey Boys, visited patients and staff at PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital in New Brunswick.
NEWARK – The owners of three gas stations have been charged with allegedly raising gasoline prices multiple times within a 24-hour period, in violation of the state’s Motor Fuels law, immediately following Hurricane Irene earlier this month.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Lucy Yoon, a senior at Union Catholic High School who lives in Metuchen, scored a perfect 800 on the math section of her college entrance SAT exam.
NEWARK–Most people think of stroke as a dangerous medical condition that affects only older adults. But according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ischemic stroke hospitalization rates rose up to 37% in adolescents and young adults aged 15 to 44 years between 1995 and 2008.