WESTFIELD—Sisters Maura and Mikela Shields, of Fords joined Verizon Wireless Store Manager Robert Ehmann and area residents for a live Radio Disney remote at the company’s Communications Store on North Avenue in Westfield on Saturday, July 11.
EDISON – A Metuchen teen was mugged as he walked home from Menlo Park Mall last week, according to officials.
NEW BRUNSWICK – New Jersey residents 18 and older are invited to take part in the 16th annual Joyce Indik New Jersey Wordsmith Competition.
UNION CITY—A new study on the effects of preschool found that children who attended the high quality Abbott preschool education program outperformed their peers in first and second grades, and children who had two years of preschool rather than just one had double the advantages, state officials announced last week.
CARTERET—The Carteret Public Library is collecting donations of new hardcover and paperback books for distribution to disadvantaged children throughout Middlesex County during the holiday season.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Anthony Sessa of Colonia graduated from Georgetown University in May.
WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John E. McCormac today announced that the “Greenable Woodbridge” Program will kick-off a series of “green” seminars with two workshops designed to engage township residents in the art and benefits of “going green.”
CLARK—On Friday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m. Temple Beth O’r/Beth Torah in Clark will host a Musical Chocolate Sabbath in what has been described as “the coming together of inspiring prayer and deliciously inspirational desserts.”
RAHWAY—Community Access Unlimited will be hosting its 11th Annual Walk-A-Thon on Sept. 26, from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. at Rahway River Park in Rahway.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre presents “Harry Chapin: A Celebration in Song,” featuring original members of the Harry Chapin Band and the Chapin family, on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 7:30 p.m. Throughout the night, the performers will share humorous anecdotes, emotional memories,…