PERTH AMBOY—The Royal Garden Club By The Bay recently announced the winners of its annual Perth Amboy Home Gardener’s Contest.
EDISON—More than one third of adults 65 and older fall each year in the United States. These falls often lead to broken bones and injuries, hospital admissions and, in some cases, death.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Middlesex County College, in cooperation with the State Theatre, is offering a theatre class that goes behind the scenes and shows students what the world of theatre is really like. It begins Sept. 29 as part of the college’s Fall II schedule.
EDISON—In her book, “When The Time Comes,” journalist Paula Span offers a road map to the 72 million Baby Boomers who will be responsible for the care of their aging, frail family members in the not too distant future.
WOODBRIDGE—Middlesex County Democratic Committee members from Woodbridge, Perth Amboy, Carteret, Sayreville and South Amboy selected former Edison Municipal Court Judge Craig Coughlin of Woodbridge as the State Assembly candidate to in the 19th District.
SOUTH AMBOY—Third Ward Councilman William Schwarick, 63, was sworn in at the Sept. 2 city council meeting, replacing John O’Connell, who resigned after the Department of Defense assigned him to a post in Washington, D.C.
PERTH AMBOY—Wednesday, Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) joined the New Jersey Schools Development Authority (SDA) and Perth Amboy Board of Education officials to celebrate the opening of the Edmund Hmieleski Jr. Early Childhood Center.
PARLIN—John F. Kerry, Massachusetts Senator, poured over 50 applications before selecting Nia Allen-Lee of Parlin, a senior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, as his Senate Page.
WOODBRIDGE—The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services has scheduled the first flu and pneumonia vaccine clinics of the season.
EDISON—Varsity Cheerleaders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison earned the “Overall Most Improved Squad” award while attending the Pine Forest Cheerleading Camp in Beach Lake, Pennsylvania from June 16 to 19 with their coaches Tanda Tucker and Brooke Sofield.