RAHWAY – Marriages and families will receive a special blessing on Thursday, Aug. 20, at the 7 p.m. Liturgy at St. Mary’s R. C. Church, 232 Central Ave., Rahway, as part of their “Week of Mary” program, according to Fr. Dennis Kaelin, pastor.
ROSELLE – Full Force performs in front of a crowd of 500 at the Roselle Urban Enterprise Zone Summer Concert on Aug. 7.
EDISON—The Township of Edison has entered the world of internet social networking via its own Twitter page – twitter.com/EdisonNJ.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—The following local residents are 2009 graduates of Union College:
PERTH AMBOY – The Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc., will celebrate the 23rd annual Roberto Clemente Festival from Friday, Aug. 21 to Sunday, Aug. 23. The free event will take place at the athletic field by the Robert N. Wilentz Elementary School, 51 First Street in Perth Amboy.
WOODBRIDGE – Artist and educator Ray Skibinski will be offering “Life Drawing” classes, designed for artists, both amateur and professional, who wish to improve their drawing skills. Classes will be held at the Barron Arts Center, located at 582 Rahway Avenue in Woodbridge.
LINDEN – Two men asked a St. Georges Avenue car dealer to take a test drive last week and made off with the car, police said.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s front seat belt usage rate increased for the 13th consecutive year in 2009 to a record 92.67 percent, Division of Highway Traffic Safety Director Pam Fischer announced last week.
WESTFIELD—The New Jersey Workshop for the Arts Concert Band is seeking interested intermediate and advanced woodwind, brass, and percussion instrumentalists to perform in its 17th year of community concerts in Union County.
TRENTON—In conjunction with the American Gaming Association’s Responsible Gaming Education Week, Aug. 3-7, a New Jersey Lottery announced that it is placing renewed emphasis on its continued commitment to responsible play and the prevention of underage gambling.