Middlesex County College Presents Dance Ensemble

EDISON — The Middlesex County College Dance Ensemble will present its 11th annual fall dance concert entitled “Moving Canvas” on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2 and 3. Both performances will be held in the Performing Arts Center on the College’s Edison Campus at 7 p.m. and are free.

Middlesex County College Announces Information Nights For Veterinary Assistant And Health Professions Offerings

EDISON — Two popular noncredit programs at Middlesex County College will hold information nights in December for prospective students. Veterinary Assistant Information Night is Wednesday, Dec. 7 and Health Professions Information Night is Wednesday, Dec. 14. Both are in L’Hommedieu Hall, room 205 on the Edison Campus and run from 6:30-8 p.m.

Poster Contest Prize Winners

RAHWAY — Fourth grade students at Franklin School in Rahway recently participated in a state wide poster contest, sponsored by Partnership for a Drug-Free NJ. Students drew pictures about fun things to do instead of drugs.

Liza Minnelli Concert Postponed

NEWARK — Due to an injury and subsequent doctor’s orders, Liza Minnelli’s scheduled performance at NJPAC on Friday, Dec. 16 has been postponed until Saturday, Feb. 4 at 8 p.m. Minnelli fell and broke her foot and is currently in a cast and confined to a wheelchair. All tickets for Dec. 16 performances will be valid on the new date.

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Writer’s Block: Knock It Off About Knock Offs!

First came black Friday, which really started on Thursday, followed by cyber Monday. No matter how we label the day, this is the season when retailers hope that consumers will shop with their hearts instead of their heads. The good news is that Christmas can still be merry this year, but the bad news is that we’ll pay more for the merry part.