Youth fishing derby at Tommy’s Pond Aug. 9

The Metuchen Recreation Commission will be sponsoring its annual Youth Fishing Derby at Tommy’s Pond, Lake Avenue, on Aug. 9. Registration will begin at 8:45 a.m. and the event will begin at 9 a.m. Trophies will be awarded in several categories. The fee to participate in this catch-and-release event is $1, payable at registration the morning of the event. Participants are asked to use barbless hooks. For more information, contact the recreation office at 732-632-8502 or