LINDEN – Children recently participated in Linden’s annual pumpkin painting event at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center. (All photos courtesy of Linden.)
TRENTON – Volunteers from dozens of organizations braved rainy weather today, fanning out to marshlands, creeks, marinas and the bay itself to clean up trash and debris as part of the Department of Environmental Protection’s Barnegat Bay Blitz.
LINDEN – The John T. Gregorio Center in Linden offers a variety of services and activities for city seniors. For more information, call 1-908-474-8627.
STATE – According to Philanthropedia, which surveys experts on their views of charities’ impact and organizational strengths, Big Brothers Big Sisters is not just making a difference, but has been ranked the best of the best on a list of most recommended, high-impact national nonprofits serving at-risk youth.
The spreading Occupy Wall Street movement, despite a vague worldview and agenda, properly senses that something is dreadfully wrong in America.
PERTH AMBOY – Tonight’s scheduled fire prevention open house event at Perth Amboy Fire Headquarters on New Brunswick Avenue has been postponed until further notice.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Hindus have applauded South Brunswick’s school district for declaring Diwali as a school holiday, calling it “a step in the right direction.” According to 2011-2012 school calendar, district schools will stay closed on Oct. 26 for Diwali/Deepavali.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre will present “‘S Wonderful – The New Gershwin Musical” on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 3 p.m. “‘S Wonderful” is an all singing, all dancing, musical revue that celebrates the genius of George and Ira Gershwin. Tickets range from $25-45.
STATE — The Internal Revenue Service is currently seeking volunteers to support partners that provide free tax help to individuals during the tax filing season.