MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Public Health Department’s Cancer Coalition and its Cancer Education and Early Detection Program are sponsoring a colorectal cancer awareness campaign.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), the nation’s leading nonprofit organization connecting, informing and engaging Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the Peace Corps community, will lead a worldwide discussion on sustainable water resources on behalf of its online program, Africa Rural Connect (ARC).
RAHWAY – The Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway has announced a new show by 1990s jam band Rusted Root, on Friday, May 21 at 8 p.m. Tickets ($27.50 – $37.50) are on sale now.
PERTH AMBOY-After my Jan. 28 column asking about the owners of the Puritan Dairy, I heard from Rose Tarloski Celecki: “The partners of Puritan Dairy were Harold Greenspan, Mr. Hollander and Phil Borak, who was a member of the Lyons Club with my father, Ed Tarloski.”
It’s a staggering and sobering – statistic: More than half of Americans surveyed say they have less than $25,000 saved for retirement. Even those with greater resources can’t be sure they’ll live the comfortable retirement they envisioned.
ELIZABETH — A politically inspired educator is waging an aggressive campaign to upset the longtime teachers’ union president, who she accuses of being too close to the school board.
EDISON—Due to the recent severe storms and unusually warm weather, the Middlesex County Department of Parks and Recreation has been forced to end the ice skating season at the popular Roosevelt Park Family Ice Rink in Edison. The original closing date was March 28.
PERTH AMBOY – Nine candidates have filed to run for three seats on Perth Amboy’s City Council in the May 11 nonpartisan election.
ELIZABETH – Two homeless men who had been indicted on murder charges for causing the death of an Elizabeth firefighter last year were sentenced on lesser counts Friday.
ELIZABETH – A jury found a 34-year-old Elizabeth man not guilty of sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl.