TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senators Loretta Weinberg and Joseph Vitale which would reverse nearly $7.5 million in cuts in the Governor’s proposed FY 2011 Budget for family planning services was approved by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee Thursday by a vote of 8-3, with two abstentions.
LIVINGSTON — As summer begins and thousands of families spend time at area beaches and local pools, they should be mindful of the danger of drowning for children of all ages.
Young, old or in-between, you may never look upon your playthings the same way after seeing director Lee Unkrich’s “Toy Story 3.”
NEWARK–Thousands of swimmers will flock to the Jersey Shore and to local pools this summer, and families should be mindful of the danger of drowning for children of all ages.
Social Dancing • June 25 from 7:30-11:30 p.m. – Enjoy social dancing at the Bayway Polish-American Club, 625 Pulaski St., Elizabeth. $9 cover, no minimum. For info, call 1-908-355-3131.
ROSELLE — Parents and spectators cheer on the Abraham Clark High School Class of 2010 as they prepare to graduate at Arminio Field on June 22.
UNION COUNTY — Literacy Volunteers of Union County recently graduated 21 new volunteer tutors who completed a training workshop series in Westfield. The volunteers became certified to tutor both basic skills and English as a second language after completing the 15-hour workshop.
LINDEN – A Linden mentor has been honored as the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America “Big Sister of the Year.”
CLARK—Super Stars Night at Arthur L. Johnson in early June honored Key Club members for their community service. That night, along with the retiring of the 2010 Key Club officers and the installing of the 2011 Key Club officers, certificates for service came with scholarships awarded by the parent organization, Kiwanis Club of Clark.
WASHINGTON, D.C.–The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), the nation’s leading nonprofit organization supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCV) and the Peace Corps community, announced that the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Sargent Shriver Award for Distinguished Humanitarian Service is Stuart Conway, an RPCV who served in Guatemala.