EDISON—Statistics indicate that there are 23.6 million people in the United States who have been diagnosed with diabetes. “A Common Sense Approach to Diabetes Management” is a free, 4-week workshop that can help diabetics better understand and manage their diabetes.
PERTH AMBOY—Cadet Crystal Martir graduated from the New Jersey National Guard ChalleNGe Youth Program on Aug. 29. Martir, of Perth Amboy, is one of the 105 New Jersey teens in the program’s 30th graduating class.
SAYREVILLE—Middlesex County Freeholder Ronald G. Rios, chair of the Public Health and Education Committee, addresses school nurses at a recent H1N1 vaccination training program at the Middlesex County Fire Academy.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A bake sale, rummage sale, clothing drive, food drive, health screening and a blood drive will be among the many offerings when New Brunswick Elks Lodge 324 hosts its Community Service Day on Sunday, Oct. 18, rain or shine.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Six artists over the age of 60 from Middlesex County were named winners in the New Jersey Seniors Art Show this year.
EDISON—The Parents’ Association at the Wardlaw-Hartridge School will host its annual Fall Fair on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on campus at 1295 Inman Avenue in Edison.
EAST BRUNSWICK—On Oct. 17, East Brunswick native Kevin Goetz, will return home to New Jersey to host a celebrity cocktail reception at the Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A workshop to prepare students to take the College Placement Test will be offered at the New Brunswick Center Wednesday, October 14 from 6-8 p.m. The New Brunswick Center is at 140 New Street, on the corner of Joyce Kilmer Avenue.
WOODBRIDGE – The Parker Press Park in Woodbridge will again be transformed into a fine art and craft gallery on Saturday, Oct. 10. The second annual BarronFest, a free-to-the-public juried fine arts and crafts festival, will feature over 50 talented local artisans.
EDISON—Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Tuesday that a bias intimidation charge has been filed against a 16-year-old male who previously was arrested on a charge of punching a 19-year-old man in Edison.