HIGHLAND PARK – Hopping, flying, flapping and walking will all be major sources of entertainment for Raritan River visitors in the weeks to come.
NEW BRUNSWICK — New Brunswick Elks Lodge 324 will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 2, to commemorate the installation of a chairlift to help the disabled ascend and descend stairs at the All Saints Veterans Apartments in Highland Park.
HIGHLAND PARK – Buried underneath the holiday stuffing and pumpkin pie lies the real purpose of Thanksgiving – to be thankful. This year, Highland Park, along with several other cities throughout New Jersey, is encouraging people to revisit that idea of gratitude and appreciation.
HIGHLAND PARK– On Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 at 1 p.m. the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County is offering a costumed presentation by Carol Simon Levin, “Bridge Builder in Petticoats: Emily Warren Roebling and the Brooklyn Bridge.” Learn about the woman who supervised most of the construction of the bridge after her husband’s illness.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Firefighters, students and other volunteers across the county will be engaged this month in lessons on fire safety for National Fire Prevention Month, held annually each October.
TRENTON – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher today visited Millhill Child and Family Development in Trenton to announce the awarding of Team Nutrition Training mini-grants to eight child care centers and 11 elementary and middle schools in the state with the goal of helping children make healthier food choices and improve their overall health.
STATE – New Jersey is under a Tornado Watch until 5 p.m. today, according to the National Weather Service.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Longtime Middlesex County Freeholder Stephen J. “Pete” Dalina died Saturday, Oct. 5, surrounded by his family. He was 83.