EDISON—Statistics indicate that there are 23.6 million people in the United States who have been diagnosed with diabetes. “A Common Sense Approach to Diabetes Management” is a free, 4-week workshop that can help diabetics better understand and manage their diabetes.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Building on the Port Authority’s goals of providing a more customer-friendly experience for the millions of people and businesses who use its transportation facilities, the agency launched a new web site today that marries technology and transparency to provide customers with more custom-service tools and information than ever before.
CRANFORD—The Union County Police and Fire Pipes and Drums band will celebrate its 9th anniversary with a Pub Night on Friday, November 6, at 7:30 p.m. in The Commons at Union County College in Cranford.
LINDEN – Police arrested an 18-year-old man on car burglary charges Monday morning.
PERTH AMBOY—Cadet Crystal Martir graduated from the New Jersey National Guard ChalleNGe Youth Program on Aug. 29. Martir, of Perth Amboy, is one of the 105 New Jersey teens in the program’s 30th graduating class.
RAHWAY—Registration for the 2010 Rahway PAL Basketball season is underway. The program is open to boys and girls in grades one to eight.
STATE – New Jersey voters favor a proposal to fund open space land acquisition, but aren’t interested in voting by mail, according to results of a recent Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMindTM poll.
SAYREVILLE—Middlesex County Freeholder Ronald G. Rios, chair of the Public Health and Education Committee, addresses school nurses at a recent H1N1 vaccination training program at the Middlesex County Fire Academy.
CLARK – The Save Oak Ridge Committee is planning a rally at Oak Ridge Park to protest the Union County Freeholders’ decision to close the golf course at the site and convert it to a public park.
LINDEN—Approximately 700 students in grades six through eight, 70 faculty/staff members, and a student leadership collation of 35 students from several school clubs, led by teachers Kevin LaMastra, Michael D’Amato, and Sylvia Smith, of the Soehl Middle School in Linden, will employ a $10,000 grant from the NJEA Frederick L. Hipp Foundation for Excellence in Education to implement Project 2015: Youth Led Social Action for Global Change.