Woodbridge Band Competing For Chance To Play PNC Bank Arts Center

WOODBRIDGE — On Tuesday, July 27, the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel will play host to RATFEST 2011, the most recent edition of WRAT 95.9 FM’s annual, day-long summertime rock blowout. This year, the concert will feature bands including Disturbed, Godsmack and Megadeth.

New Cigarette Warnings Get Graphic

WASHINGTON, D.C. — For 25 years, warning labels on cigarettes have gone largely unnoticed. As required by the Family Smoking and Tobacco Control Act, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has enacted a final rule that requires graphic health warnings on all cigarette packages and advertisements starting in fall 2012.

Benedictine Academy Club Honored For Efforts To Fight Human Trafficking

ELIZABETH — Benedictine Academy’s Campus Ministry Club, Students Helping All Children, was honored recently by the national Jefferson Awards program as the top youth volunteer group in New Jersey for working tirelessly to raise awareness to stop human trafficking.

Linden Students Thank “Adopted” Soldier

LINDEN — The K-Kids group of School #10 in Linden recently adopted a soldier currently serving in Iraq and sent boxes of items to him and his unit. This soldier was special to School #10 because he not only was a Linden graduate, but had also worked for the school system and is now the father of a current student.

Officials Advise: Stay Safe When Enjoying The Water This Summer

TRENTON – Whether you’re at the beach, pool or lake this summer, the Department of Health and Senior Services is advising residents to take safety precautions to be sure their time spent near water is accident free.