RIVER VALE, N.J. -- River Vale police threw a lunch party for more than five dozen seniors, featuring food, salad, dessert -- and arm wrestling.
The Estate at Florentine Gardens provided the food at "generous discount" for Wednesday's event for the River Vale Senior Friendship Club.
Detectives used the opportunit to discuss common scams that often target the elderly.
Twice a year, River Vale Police Officers volunteer their time to the Senior Friendship Club.
Officer Charles Gerbasio, the event coordinator, corresponds with the club members throughout the year and serves as a liaison to the seniors.