MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Commission on the Status of Women, dedicated to advocating for all women in Middlesex County and to providing an effective forum to identify and address women’s issues and concerns, is calling for nominations for its first “Citizens of the Year” Awards.
LINDEN — Marybeth Strano, acting president of the Linden Historical Society, and Michael Demkowicz, society vice president, presented “The Historian of the Year Award” to Stephen T. Zielinski at the Linden City Council Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 21.
Dear EarthTalk: Why did 34 million wild sockeye salmon return to the Fraser River in British Columbia this year? The run had been declining for 20 years before now. — David B., Seattle, WA
STATE — The season’s first major storm blanketed the state Sunday, with the deepest snow was recorded in Elizabeth, where 31 inches fell.
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ELIZABETH—Action gets underway today in the fifth annual “Dr. Rosemarie Battaglia Christmas Basketball Tournament” sponsored by Benedictine Academy and the Benedictine Academy Parents Association.
LINDEN – Council President-Elect James Moore is inviting supporters to attend his installation on Tuesday, Jan. 4, from 7-8 p.m. at Linden City Hall, 301 North Wood Avenue. Immediately afterward, there will be an installation reception at Amici’s III, 1700 West Elizabeth Avenue, Linden.
MOUNTAINSIDE–The spirit of giving seems to grow during the holiday season, and many donations are made to charitable causes at this special time of year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following the tax law changes earlier this month, the Internal Revenue Service announced the upcoming tax season will start on time for most people, but taxpayers affected by three recently reinstated deductions need to wait until mid- to late February to file their individual tax returns.
CLARK—The Clark Department of Senior Citizens has announced its 2011 schedule of events.
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) is tracking Santa’s Christmas Eve journey around the globe, and you can follow along at www.noradsanta.org