CRANFORD—For over 25 years, Community Actors Student Theatre (C.A.S.T.) has held its summer programs at the David Brearley High School in Kenilworth. So when board member/producer/director Karyn Mack of the community-based program for students heard that the Kenilworth school was not available this summer, a moment of panic ensued.
PLAINFIELD – The Tri-County Red Cross has revised and improved our Babysitter’s Training course with input from youth in the community. The course is fun and fast-paced with hands-on activities, exciting video, role-plays and lively discussions.
LINDEN—Linden’s series of free Concerts and Movies in the Park will continue at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Avenue, in August and September.
GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Julio S. Meneses, son of Sandra T. Lituma and Julio G. Meneses of Elizabeth, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
RAHWAY – Police arrested a burglary suspect last week who apparently returned to the scene of the crime to apologize.
TRENTON—Recognizing the need for youth to embrace different cultures, The Allstate Foundation in New Jersey is continuing its partnership with Boys and Girls Clubs in New Jersey – through a 2009 grant for $35,000 – to promote tolerance, diversity and inclusion in Newark, Trenton and Perth Amboy.
POINT PLEASANT BEACH—On June 23, four Perth Amboy Catholic Upper School students were honored by state Attorney General Anne Milgram for winning first place in the 2008-2009 Alcohol Awareness “Listen UP! Radio PSA Initiative” sponsored by The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey.
TRENTON – Legislation to promote alternative energy systems by deeming the technology as “inherently beneficial” when considered by local planning and zoning boards has received final legislative approval.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded New Jersey more than $18 million in new federal funding to improve local bus service. The funds will provide for the purchase of new buses and the expansion of existing…
CLARK—The new Union County Archery Range at Oak Ridge Park in Clark will offer an open house and introductory archery lesson on Monday, July 27, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The new range is handicapped accessible.