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Blood Drive • Sept. 24 from 2-7:30 p.m. – The Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, 875 Raritan Road, will host a blood drive. Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with consent from their parent or legal guardian) and weigh 110 pounds and be in good health. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Museum To Present “Ghosts of the Past” Cemetery Tour

RAHWAY—The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association will hold their annual “Ghosts of the Past” Rahway Cemetery Tour over two days, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3 and 4, from 1-4 p.m. in Rahway Cemetery, St. Georges Avenue in Rahway.

NJ To Consider Ban On Smoking In Public Parks And Beaches

TRENTON – Citing studies that document the health risks to non-smokers who are exposed to secondhand smoke, as well as environmental concerns, Sen. Barbara Buono (D-Middlesex) said today she is introducing a bill to ban smoking at all state, county and municipal parks and beaches.

“9” is Science Fiction by the Numbers – 2 popcorns

The review of director Shane Acker’s “9” you really want to read is preferably rendered by a bright, precocious adolescent who, after attending Carnegie Mellon, hopes to excel in an occupation for which there is yet no name. He or she could condescendingly inform why this animated bit of post-apocalyptic sci-fi is either “awesome” or “just so puerile.”