EDISON—Throughout the month of November, members of Middlesex County’s Jewish community will gather at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County to participate in the only continent-wide campaign aimed at teaching North American Jews to read the Hebrew language.
EDISON—The Edison Metro Lions Club recently celebrated its third anniversary at the Holiday Inn in Somerset.
SAYREVILLE—The Middlesex County Public Health Department is reporting that a raccoon tested positive for rabies in Sayreville, in the vicinity of Chevalier Avenue and Oak Street.
EDISON—Kindergarteners at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison marked the Hindu festival of Diwali on Monday, Oct. 19.
EDISON—Students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison celebrated Spirit Week with several themes such as “Identical Day,” “Beach Day” and “Blast from the Past.” Wednesday, October 21, was especially meaningful as Upper School students expressed their support for breast cancer awareness during “Pink Day.”
EDISON—The Township of Edison has gained the environmentally-conscious Tree City USA® status.
PERTH AMBOY — When a crisis affects the community, the Cathedral International Church answers the call with a solution. In response to the nearly double-digit unemployment rate in New Jersey and one of the nation’s hardest economic downturns since the Great Depression, Cathedral International in Perth Amboy will host a career fair for its members and the surrounding communities.
EDISON—Andres Lara, a motivational speaker, will talk at Middlesex County College Monday, Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. in the College Center, Cafeteria C. The event is free and open to the public.
EDISON—Edison Firefighter John Kantra shows (from left) Adjoa Carson (Perth Amboy), Alexis Lockwood (Old Bridge) and Shannon Williams (New Brunswick) of the Middlesex County College Child Care Center the department’s thermal imaging camera, which allows firefighters to detect people in smoky buildings.
WOODBRIDGE—Senator Joseph F. Vitale and The Knights of Columbus Colonia Council # 6571 held a flag-raising ceremony on Oct. 12 in observance of Columbus Day. Special guests included Congressman Leonard Lance, Assemblyman John Wisniewski, Mayor John E. McCormac and members of the Woodbridge Township Council.