SOUTH AMBOY—The Friends of the Dowdell Library will be holding it’s annual vendor & craft expo on Saturday April 17, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Dowdell Library of South Amboy.
PERTH AMBOY—Art aficionados, those interested in supporting Raritan Bay Medical Center’s patient care services or simply looking to enjoy an elegant night out will want to attend Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation’s “Inspirations: A Celebration of Art & Spring,” art show reception Thursday, April 22, 6 p.m., at the hospital’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Avenue.
Live Music • March 18 from 9 p.m. – midnight – Robert Ross will perform at Robin’s Nest, 3103 Tremley Point Rd., Linden. For info, call 1-908-290-3090.
PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.—Marine Corps Pvt. Robert J. Freeman, son of Jeanine Klimek of Manahawkin and Robert Freeman of Carteret, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.
HIGHLAND PARK — Police arrested a Highland Park man Friday, charging him with the murder of a borough woman who was stabbed in her apartment, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Highland Park Police Chief Stephen J. Rizco announced.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County Freeholder Mildred S. Scott, chairperson of the county’s Law and Public Safety Committee, was joined by county and local public safety officials in unveiling the county’s new radio system that improves the reliability, security and effectiveness of emergency radio communications on a daily basis and in the event of any large-scale crisis.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Aside from being a community center to donate whole blood and platelets, New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center (NYBC), is now host to the Gallery at New Street, which will exhibit the works of New Jersey artists and photographers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) announced Friday that he will be hosting a congressional art contest for high school students within the Seventh Congressional District, which includes towns in Hunterdon, Middlesex, Somerset, and Union counties.
EAST BRUNSWICK—It’s time to clean out your closets to support a good cause. The Middlesex County 4-H Teen Council will host a Clothing Drive at the 4-H Center, 645 Cranbury Road, in East Brunswick.
TRENTON—The New Jersey State Library, in partnership with PSEG Foundation and Praxair Foundation, announced that free homework help would now be available to the students, residents and users of 109 public libraries through the popular Live Homework Help NJ program.