Recreation & Lifestyle

Jersey Drivers Say Teens Should Practice More

STATE — New Jersey drivers favor some additional requirements for new drivers. According to a study by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, co-sponsored by the state’s Division of Highway Traffic Safety, five of six Garden State drivers (83%) support requiring teenagers to log 50 practice hours with an experienced driver before getting a license.

50s Dance Planned for Nov. 13

RAHWAY – By the end of 2010, it is estimated that in Union County alone, 53 people are diagnosed each week with cancer, totaling 2,756 individuals annually, right here in our own community. This staggering figure was seen as a call to action by a group of friends who call themselves “Kiss Away Cancer”.

2010-2011 Classical Performances At The State Theatre

NEW BRUNSWICK—In 2010-2011, the State Theatre brings orchestras from around the world to the New Brunswick stage. Kicking off the classical series is the BBC Concert Orchestra (11/7/10), featuring Maestro Keith Lockhart, best known as the conductor for the Boston Pops.

Bronfman Plays Brahms

NEWARK—International piano virtuoso Yefim Bronfman returns to New Jersey Symphony Orchestra stages from Nov. 5–7, when he will perform Brahms’ First Piano Concerto with the Orchestra, under the baton of Music Director Jacques Lacombe.

Learn About “The Shadow” On Radio & In Pulp Fiction

UNION — The Union Public Library continues its special Halloween programming on Tuesday evening, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. with a presentation on “The Shadow,” the mysterious anti-hero of crime thrillers on the radio, in the movies, and in pulp fiction.