TRENTON — The New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center’s (TBBC) Braille and Audio Reading Download service (BARD) for the blind and physically handicapped registered over 1,000 users just six months after assuming the administration of the program in NJ from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), Library of Congress.
WALL TOWNSHIP –Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez today joined NASCAR driver Ryan Truex, the Truex family and others in the racing community at Wall Stadium to unveil the state’s new line of NASCAR-themed license plates.
STATE – For the second consecutive year, Friendly Ice Cream Corporation is supporting Easter Seals Camp Friendly’s through a special Halloween campaign that lets you give out free ice cream as an alternative to traditional Halloween candy.
NEWARK—On Thanksgiving weekend, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jacques Lacombe present a vibrant program featuring Elgar’s timeless Enigma Variations and NJSO Concertmaster Eric Wyrick performing Princetonian Edward T. Cone’s Concerto for Violin and Small Orchestra, as part of the Orchestra’s New Jersey Roots Project.
JERSEY CITY — The New Jersey City University women’s volleyball team will ‘Dig Pink’ as part of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Thursday, October 21 when the Gothic Knights host Rutgers University-Camden in a New Jersey Athletic Conference match on “Coach Charlie Brown Court” at the John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center.
EDISON — “Nosferatu: The Vampyre,” an original play adapted from the classic film of the 1920s, makes its debut at Middlesex County College.
TRENTON – Getting your car or truck ready for the harsh winter months ahead can make your vehicle safer and save you money.
HILLSIDE — Northern New Jersey’s Virtuoso String Orchestra, the Arco Ensemble will present Music from across the Pond on Nov. 12, at 8 p.m. With internationally renowned guest conductor David Angus, Arco will be performing music by England’s greatest composers.
PERTH AMBOY – The city will hold a free Harvest Celebration event on Saturday, Oct. 23 from 1-5 p.m. at the ferry slip on Front Street.
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.