SCOTCH PLAINS—Pet lovers of all ages are invited to bring your dogs, cats, hamsters, gerbils and hermit crabs to the Willow Grove Church lawn on Sunday, Oct. 11 between 4 and 5:30 p.m. to receive a blessing from Pastor, Rev. Cynthia Cochran-Carney.
FANWOOD—Couples and all adults interested in improving communications are invited to take a Love Dare. This dare will begin with a free movie night on Saturday, Oct. 17, 6 p.m.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Willow Grove Presbyterian Church of Scotch Plains invites the community to attend “How the Earth was Made”, an adult education forum led by scientist and church member John Konopka.
SCOTCH PLAINS – The works of photographer Sheilia Lenga of Union, seen in “The Heron,” and those of other members of the Contemporary Art Group will be exhibited at the South Avenue Gallery beginning Sept. 29.
SCOTCH PLAINS – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, two special programs on breast cancer will be held at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center in Scotch Plains.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Last spring Camille Manhit, of Union, was selected to participate in the exclusive “Running Start” Program Young Women’s Political Leadership Retreat.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Mark your calendar for three cooking programs in October and November that are sure to please. Each features professionally trained chef and Registered Dietitian Diane Weeks and there will be plenty to sample.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Union Catholic High School juniors Brittany D’Annunzio and Marissa Mastrocola, both residents of Scotch Plains, utilized the summer of 2009 to expand their knowledge and skills beyond the classroom setting by participating in the People to People Student Ambassador Program.
SCOTCH PLAINS– Since Union County has the highest concentration of platelet donors in the state, New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center, has opened a new donor center at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains.
OLD BRIDGE—Police arrested a Scotch Plains man today on charges of dumping and hiding a woman’s body in a wooded section of Old Bridge, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Old Bridge Police Chief Thomas H. Collow announced.