Community Calendar

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Art Center To Present Book Arts Workshop

SUMMIT — All ages are invited to participate in book artist Erin Sweeny’s Accordion Book Mania, a community arts workshop at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey on Sunday, Nov. 13, from 1-4 p.m. This event is being held in conjunction with the Art Center’s fall exhibition, Bibliomania.

Bank Launches Celebration Of 125 Year Anniversary

WOODBRIDGE – John W. Alexander, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Northfield Bank, was joined by over 30 bank employees to ring the closing bell at the NASDAQ stock exchange on Nov. 7. This event begins a year-long celebration of Northfield Bank’s 125 year anniversary.

EarthTalk®

Shark finning is the practice of catching sharks, hacking off their fins, and returning them to the ocean (maimed and unable to swim or circulate oxygen through their systems) where they starve to death, suffocate or get eaten by other predators.

Clark Students Share Spooky Stories

CLARK — Mrs. Cahill’s fifth grade class at Valley Road School in Clark wrote spooky stories that were frightfully out of this world. In the picture above, fifth graders Marcos Castro and Nikkianne DiCosmo stand by the class’s writing display. (Photo courtesy of Clark Public Schools)