STATE – After the “Cash for Clunkers” program came to a close last week, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced that a total of $103,375,500 in rebates was requested at New Jersey dealerships.
RAHWAY—The “Broken Hearts Memorial-A Living Tribute To Our Fallen Heroes” honoring those killed in Iraq and the families they left behind will be formally dedicated at the Rahway Train Station Plaza on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 11 a.m.
WOODBRIDGE – The township will implement a “Buy & Shop Local” campaign geared to provide shopping incentives to Woodbridge residents while offering support to local business and industry, Mayor John McCormac said.
CRANFORD—CancerCare of New Jersey has announced its annual 5K run/Walk for Hope, sponsored by Novartis Oncology. The event will be taking place in four locations throughout New Jersey, including Nomahegan Park, Cranford on Saturday, Oct. 3. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m.
ROSELLE PARK – Poet Leona M Seufert will read her poem “The Memory Keeper’s Promise” at this year’s Roselle Park annual Sept. 11 remembrance service on Friday Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. at the town’s Michael J. Mauri Park.
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Registration is now open for the Oct. 24 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before Sept. 18.
LINDEN – Annabelle Lake (right) won a prize from the Linden Free Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Club.
CRANFORD – From Sept. 25 to Oct. 31, the exhibition, “Transitory Space” by artist Leah Oates, will be on display at Union County College’s Tomasulo Gallery. Oates’ work is a collection of images from time she spent in Beijing, China, Newfoundland, Canada, and Chicago, Illinois in 2008.
MILLTOWN—The Women’s Center at Jewish Family and Vocational Service of Middlesex County is presenting two workshops for women.
EAST BRUNSWICK – The Middlesex County Federation of Democratic Women will host a celebration luncheon at the East Brunswick Chateau on Oct. 4.