MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Jewish Family and Vocational Service of Middlesex County has openings for new volunteers:
MATAWAN – The Provident Bank was welcomed by sunny skies and hundreds of local residents at the grand opening of its newest branch in Matawan on Saturday, Sept. 26, located at 445 Route 34.
EDISON—The Edison Recreation Department will begin accepting team applications for the 2010 Men’s Basketball Program on Monday, Oct. 26. All applications must be returned by Friday, Dec. 4.
PERTH AMBOY—Cadet Saysha Rojas graduated from the New Jersey National Guard ChalleNGe Youth Program on Aug. 29. Rojas, of Perth Amboy, is one of the 105 New Jersey teens in the program’s 30th graduating class.
TRENTON—Construction will begin on a pathway that will complete the 70-mile trail running along the Delaware & Raritan Canal from Frenchtown to New Brunswick, Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Mark N. Mauriello announced Tuesday.
WOODBRIDGE—Mayor John E. McCormac and the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign will host the 2009 Mayor’s Health Expo on Saturday, Oct. 17, at The Club at Woodbridge. The annual Mayor’s Health Expo & Municipal Alliance Day is sponsored by the Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services.
MONROE—In response to rising needs, Jewish Family & Vocational Service of Middlesex County has expanded its kosher food pantry to include dairy products and eggs.
MIDDLESEX—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has signed an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of Energy covering federal facilities, which details responsibilities for the cleanup of a contaminated site in Middlesex.
MONROE—Jewish Family and Vocational Service of Middlesex County offers a support group for caregivers.
EDISON – Police are increasing patrols in and around Edison Parks while maintaining a high police presence in areas where Jewish schools and synagogues are located following an anti-Semitic vandalism incident at Paterniti Park last week, officials said.