PERTH AMBOY—Cadet Jasmil Rivas graduated from the New Jersey National Guard ChalleNGe Youth Program on Aug. 29. Rivas, of Perth Amboy, is one of the 105 New Jersey teens in the program’s 30th graduating class.
LINDEN – Back To School Night is an opportunity for parents and teachers to meet and connect with each other.
UNION – Kean University will hold an undergraduate fall open house on Sunday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Check-in takes place at Harwood Arena, located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union.
CLARK—Boy Scout Troop 310 of Clark is holding a Halloween costume drive in cooperation with Jersey Cares.
EDISON –A Flu Defense Clinic at Menlo Park Mall will run each weekend from Oct. 10, through Nov. 1, from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays, providing vaccinations for seasonal flu, pneumonia and H1N1, while supplies last.
EDISON—An open house for prospective Middlesex County College students and their families will be held on the Edison campus from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1 in the College Center.
NEWARK—As consumers prepare their homes for colder weather, the Division of Consumer Affairs is advising homeowners to be alert for frauds involving repairs to chimneys.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A Plainfield man was found guilty today of felony murder in the shooting of a South Plainfield man, who was killed during a plot to rob him in his home, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
EDISON—In an effort to keep the public informed about the seasonal flu and the novel H1N1 flu, also known as the swine flu, Edison Township has launched two web sites with educational content, preventative tips and vaccination information.
EDISON—On the morning of Friday, Oct. 2, Ayna Agarwal of Colonia, a senior at the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, was the focus of a Nickelodeon News segment about her organization SPOT (Stop Over Population Together) Globally, which works to end the over-population of animals on a global scale.