Thrift Shop Sale • Feb 12 & 13 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Best Friend Dog & Animal Adoption will hold a 50% off sale at their thrift shop, located at 1750 E. Second St., Scotch Plains. Proceeds will support the rescue group and donations of dog and cat food is also welcome. For info, call 1-732-388-8930.
PISCATAWAY—The Middlesex County Department of Parks & Recreation is seeking Teams for its annual Board of Chosen Freeholders Basketball Tournament, which starts in early March.
ROSELLE PARK—Assemblyman Jon Bramnick (R-Union County) will perform comedy on Feb. 18 in Roselle Park and on March 18 in New Brunswick.
STATE — New Jersey residents are bracing for a winter storm that could dump close to two feet of snow on parts of the state.
NEWARK—As winter weather moves into the region, NJ TRANSIT operations, customer service and police personnel across the state are preparing the system to minimize service suspensions and delays to the extent possible.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Students from Middlesex County College will be available to assist the public in preparing their tax returns. The assistance, by appointment only, is available on Fridays and Saturdays during tax season.
Fish & Chips Dinner • Feb. 5 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terr., will hold a fish & chips dinner prepared by Argyle’s of Kearny. Tickets will be $15 at the door, if available.
NEW BRUNSWICK—In an attempt to collect 1,000 pints of blood to exceed the Northeast college record which they presently hold, and at the same time raise fund for Haiti, Rutgers University students are sponsoring a campus-wide drive on Thursday, Feb. 11.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Middlesex and Monmouth counties would each save their taxpayers over $20 million – a total of $40 million—over the next 10 years under a unique Shared Services agreement for Youth Services.
STATE—Local school districts are offering informational packets for citizens interested in petitioning for one of the three seats on the Board of Education that will be elected in the annual school election scheduled for Tuesday, April 20.