STATE—Every hour someone is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS); a chronic disease of the central nervous system for which there is no cure. It is estimated that over 13,000 New Jersey residents and more than 400,000 people nationwide live with this disease.
CRANFORD—The Kenilworth and Cranford public libraries co-sponsoring a presentation for job seekers at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, on Tuesday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m.
STATE — New Jersey residents are bracing for a winter storm that could dump close to two feet of snow on parts of the state.
NEWARK—As winter weather moves into the region, NJ TRANSIT operations, customer service and police personnel across the state are preparing the system to minimize service suspensions and delays to the extent possible.
UNION COUNTY – Play Ball for Miracles, a local charity that raises money for the Children’s Miracle Network, will be recognized before the Feb. 10 basketball game between the New Jersey Nets and the Milwaukee Bucks.
TRENTON—Throughout February and March 2010, the New Jersey State Library, the New Jersey Library Association and libraries throughout New Jersey plan to honor the legacy of Abraham Lincoln, as part of the national Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commemoration, by collecting pennies.
Fish & Chips Dinner • Feb. 5 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terr., will hold a fish & chips dinner prepared by Argyle’s of Kearny. Tickets will be $15 at the door, if available.
Here are more memories of the area from William Frolich: “During the one hundred and fifty years of existence, Union County has had many changes in the area within its borders. Some have been regrettable, while others have been quite an improvement to the lives of its inhabitants.
STATE—Local school districts are offering informational packets for citizens interested in petitioning for one of the three seats on the Board of Education that will be elected in the annual school election scheduled for Tuesday, April 20.
EASTON, Pa. – Several local students were among 762 named to the Lafayette College Dean’s List for the 2009 fall semester.