TRENTON— Shortcomings inherent in the new Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB) law have the potential to create long-lasting negative consequences, and legislators should consider necessary adjustments to the law to protect students, according to the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA).
LINDEN — School No. 10 Principal Sandy Coliagnese recently stopped by the classroom to receive hugs and smiles from the kindergartners in Angel Bellero’s classroom.
UNION–Kean Stage will present a stunning dance performance by Compania Flamenca Jose Porcel on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Kean University’s Wilkins Theatre.
SUMMIT—Pebble Players, Stony Hill Players Youth Theater Organization in Summit, presents “Once Upon A Mattress”.
RAHWAY — Summer may be over, but the Rahway Mayor’s Summer Concert Series continues at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, when folk-rock artists David Buskin and Robin Batteau return to Rahway for one show only at the Union County Performing Arts Center.
BRIDGEWATER – The Somerset County Business Partnership and www.visitsomersetnj.org will present “Tourism Talks,” Central New Jersey’s largest travel industry networking event on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. The event will take place at Maggiano’s Little Italy, 600 Commons Way, Bridgewater.
TRENTON– Since 2009, October in New Jersey has been designated as Blindness Awareness Month to stress the vital importance of Braille literacy; to build awareness about the prevention, treatment and cure of blindness and other visual impairments; and to highlight the resources available through the NJ State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC) and local libraries.
MOUNTAINSIDE – In preparation for the 2011 tax-filing season, the Internal Revenue Service in partnership with the NJ Association of Public Accountants (NJAPA), the NJ Division of Taxation and cooperating colleges has scheduled a series of one-day tax seminars at New Jersey area colleges during October and November.
MOUNTAINSIDE – “The Internal Revenue Service is seeking volunteers for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (VITA/TCE) Program,” said New Jersey’s IRS spokesperson Gregg Semanick. “The IRS is looking for volunteers to take part in VITA/TCE throughout New Jersey during the upcoming tax filing season.”
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — To raise awareness of homelessness and its impact in Evansville, the United States, and the world, Donnie Gaston of Clark recently participated in Box City at the University of Evansville. Gaston is majoring in Political Science.
TRENTON – A former New Jersey Turnpike toll collector was sentenced to jail today for participating in a scheme in which he and two other toll collectors stole toll money, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced. The two other men were sentenced to jail last month.
WOODBRIDGE — The Center for Women, with locations at Raritan Bay Medical Center’s (RBMC) Old Bridge and Perth Amboy facilities, is hosting a breast cancer awareness event Saturday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Woodbridge Mall.
SOUTH AMBOY – The South Amboy Branch YMCA invites children aged 10-13 to kick off the Halloween weekend with a fun Murder Mystery Lock-In starting at 10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28 and lasting until 7 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29.