STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The Northfield Bank Foundation has awarded a total of $95,000 in grants to non-profit organizations in New Jersey during 2009.
EDISON—The Upsilon Gamma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, recently inducted 78 new members at Middlesex County College.
PLAINFIELD – The Tri-County Red Cross is holding the first ever “Red Cross Resolutions Gym-A-Thon” from Jan. 16-24, 2010 at fitness centers, living rooms and trails throughout Union, Middlesex and Somerset counties.
WOODBRIDGE—Raritan Bay Medical Center recently began construction on a new outpatient medical pavilion located off of Route 1 and Green Street in Iselin. The 10,000 sq. ft. facility, formerly the home of Domain Furniture, will provide Woodbridge area residents with urgent, non-emergency medical care as well as obstetrics and gynecology and physical therapy and rehabilitation services.
PERTH AMBOY – Now through Dec. 18, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Perth Amboy is collecting winter coats, hats and gloves in conjunction with the Perth Amboy Salvation Army.
EDISON – Township officials will light Edison’s 20-foot live blue spruce Christmas tree on Tuesday, Dec. 8. The celebration will begin at 7 p.m. in front of the Heritage at Clara Barton, Amboy Avenue and 3rd Street, Edison.
NEW BRUNSWICK—There’s still time to purchase tickets for a 50/50 Mega Lottery being sponsored by New Brunswick Elks Lodge 324.
EDISON—On Dec. 2 and 3, Lower School students at the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison got a jump start on their shopping during the Wardlaw-Hartridge Parents Association’s Holiday Boutique.
PERTH AMBOY – St. John’s Church, 404 Division Street, Perth Amboy, is planning a Christmas bake sale.
WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John McCormac will officiate the annual tree lighting ceremony at The Barron Arts Center on Friday, Dec. 4, from 5-7 p.m. The event will also mark the opening of the arts center’s annual holiday exhibition of model trains.