EDISON—The Edison Wetlands Association honored Assemblymen Peter J. Barnes III and Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. at their annual Fall Fest held on Sunday, Oct. 25, for the lawmakers’ efforts to protect and preserve the Dismal Swap.
MOUNTAINSIDE—Children’s Specialized Hospital’s Friday Night Fever program hosted the ninth annual “Haunted Trail” at Children’s Specialized Hospital in Mountainside on Saturday, Oct. 24.
EDISON—Through a statewide competitive process, Edison Township was selected to receive more than $301,132 in a grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s Municipal Aid Program.
WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge Township Mayor John E. McCormac and Superintendent of Schools Dr. John A. Crowe, along with senior class students from Colonia, Woodbridge, and John F. Kennedy High Schools, announced that the “Cast-a-Can When You Cast Your Vote” food drive is in place for the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 3.
ELIZABETH– This week, representatives from United Way of Greater Union County and United Way of Summit, New Providence and Berkeley Heights announced that they have agreed to consolidate their operations by merging together.
SCOTCH PLAINS – If you have diabetes, control is the goal to prevent complications from the disease.
RAHWAY – In October, Rahway schools launched this year’s reading project. The theme is to send Superintendent Frank Buglione “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.”
LINDEN – The Linden Fire Department, in conjunction with the U.S. Marine Corps, will once again collect toys for the Toys for Tots program.
LINDEN – Linden’s recreation department will hold a Thanksgiving ceramics class for city students in kindergarten through eighth grade on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street.
CLARK—St. John the Apostle School in Clark was presented with an American flag as part of their Sept. 11th service.