MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Raritan Bay Medical Center has released a calendar of public events, support groups and classes that will take place on the Pert Amboy and Old Bridge campuses in October.
CARTERET—The Carteret Public Library Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m. at the library, 100 Cooke Avenue.
COLONIA—The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services has been notified by the New Jersey Department of Health & Human Services that a skunk recovered on Sept. 24 tested positive for rabies.
HIGHLAND PARK – Fair Trade products have been available in Highland Park since at least 2003, and because of residents’ support of the farmers and producers who grow and make the products, Highland Park has been named the 13th Fair Trade Town in America by Fair Trade Towns USA.
CARTERET—The Carteret Public Library is hosting a free SAT/ACT test preparation session, presented by the Kaplan Education Company, on Saturday, Oct. 17 from noon – 3:30 p.m.
EDISON—Michael M. Powers, a 1991 graduate of Middlesex County College, has written a book, “Diminished,” and will hold an on-campus book signing on Thursday, Oct. 8 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Authorities announced the arrest of eight men who were charged with stealing more than $400,000 during a series of burglaries and home invasions.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Authorities announced the investigation into separate bias incidents and the arrest of a teenager who was charged with harassing Jewish residents Tuesday.
EDISON—Nineteen alumni artists from Middlesex County College will be displaying their artwork at the college during the month of October. The public is invited to view this work, as well as attend a reception in honor of the artists, on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
PERTH AMBOY – City officials asked the state for $7 million in extraordinary aid to balance a $75.3 million budget. If the request is denied, residents could see a 13% increase in their municipal tax bills to cover the shortfall, officials said.