SUMMIT – Overlook Hospital has announced a number of health screenings, lectures, classes and community events in August. Unless noted otherwise, call 1-800- 247-9580 to register. All programs are free unless otherwise indicated.
CLARK – The Union County Summer Arts Festival 2010 concert series continues on Wednesday, July 28, with a performance by Strawberry Fields. This free concert of music made popular by the Beatles begins at 7:30 p.m. at Oak Ridge Park in Clark.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ free summer concert series continues this week with performances in four county parks.
Dear EarthTalk: I’ve noticed that wildflower blooms in the mountains have been coming earlier and earlier in recent years. Is this a sign of global warming?
CLARK—Everyone, Cantor, congregants and staff, at Temple Beth O’r/Beth Torah, 111 Valley Road in Clark, is busily preparing for an inspirational Friday night Shabbat Service, replete with music, song, and sweets, on Aug. 6.
CLARK — As Caitlin Goerlich draws back the string on her bow, determination is written all over her face.
EDISON — Art work from professional and non-professional Middlesex County artists over age 60, who participated in the Middlesex County Department of Senior Services Senior Art Contest, is currently on display at The Studio Art Gallery in the Performing Arts Center at Middlesex County College in Edison.
PERTH AMBOY – The city will host an Arts Festival on Amboy Avenue, between Lawrie and Washington streets, from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 24. There will be music, arts & crafts, vendors and more.
NEWARK — In 1890, when U.S. Census takers canvassed Newark neighborhoods, they discovered the number of residents who rented their homes outnumbered those who owned their houses.
The history of Perth Amboy Lodge No. 784 began in the year 1902 when Perth Amboy was a quiet little city, with a population of 18,000. Its principal business section on Smith St. extended from Front St. to state St, and the section beyond the tracks known as “Dublin.”