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Community Calendar

Pink Ribbon Run • Sept. 25 – Perth Amboy will host the Central NJ Pink Ribbon 5K Run and 1-Mile Health Walk to benefit Susan G. Komen For The Cure. On site registration and t-shirt pick-up will begin at 10 a.m. at 302 Front Street.

Writer’s Block: Keep It Simple

I have a cousin who likes to talk on the phone. She usually calls at exactly the same time that I am ready to unwind in quiet bliss for the first time since the alarm went off at 5 a.m. Truthfully, I don’t want to open my mouth in the evening for anything except maybe that nice glass of merlot staring at me. All I need to do is say, “Ahhh” and the conversation is over

Concert Artists Open Season At Kean University On Oct. 14

HILLSIDE — The Concert Artist Program of Kean University opens its 11th season with En France on Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. in Enlow Recital Hall. The concert program will feature works by French composers—well-known and unknown—including the profoundly beautiful Trio for Flute, Viola, and Harp by Claude Debussy.

NJIO Announces Young Artists Concerto Competition Winners

BERKELEY HEIGHTS — Cellist Sophia Bacelar of Martinsville won first place and violinist Alex Wang of Scotch Plains took second place in the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra’s 2010 Young Artists Concerto Competition.