COLONIA—Robert A. DeFilippis, CPA, a resident of Colonia and New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship Fund president, presents a check for $50,000 to the NJSCPA Scholarship Fund at a Jan. 9 society tax event.
WOODBRIDGE– Judy Krall-Russo, historian, educator, speaker, and restaurant consultant, will talk about Valentine’s Day traditions at the Barron Arts Center on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.
EDISON—The Middlesex County Public Health Department and Middlesex County College will hold two regional H1N1 vaccination clinics on the college campus in Edison. Free nasal and injectable vaccinations are available for county residents, students, and faculty 6 months of age and older.
CARTERET—Last week, Mayor Dan Reiman appointed two firefighters to the Carteret Volunteer Fire Department as part of his administration’s new hazmat emergency preparedness agenda.
EDISON – Mayor Antonia Ricigliano, the Edison Council and the Edison Recreation Department will present Gwendolyn Briley-Strand as “Harriet Tubman: The Chosen One,” to commemorate the birthday of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to celebrate the upcoming African-American History Month.
PERTH AMBOY – St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will host a concert featuring Sam Hensley and The Sloan River Project on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK – On Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 7 p.m., Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the Folklife Program for New Jersey will present The Hester Street Troupe in an age-old Yiddish folk music tradition known as klezmer at the Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple, 222 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.
NEWARK—Continuing their partnership, Opera New Jersey and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra present “Carmen,” Bizet’s opera of passion, jealousy and murder, in three venues across the state.
CARTERET—Mayor Daniel J. Reiman’s Children’s Charity Trust Fund has organized a Broadway musical fundraiser event featuring “West Side Story.”
SOUTH AMBOY—A fashion show was held in conjunction with the March 1950 meeting of the South Amboy Parent Teacher Association in Hoffman High auditorium.