WASHINGTON, D.C. — A middle-class upbringing does not guarantee the same status as an adult, according to findings reported by The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Economic Mobility Project.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s Center for Hispanic Policy, Research and Development awarded $245,000 to Hispanic community based organizations in Union and Middlesex counties.
EDISON — Emanuel di Pasquale, assistant professor of English and poet-in-residence at Middlesex County College, recently published a new work of poetry. Entitled “Harvest,” the work consists of 41 poems that look at nature, the connection between men and women, and basic human passions.
HILLSIDE — The Community FoodBank of New Jersey has prepared 25,000 meals for evacuation sites for victims of Hurricane Irene. The agency is still producing 2,000 meals per day for the region, including Paterson and Bound Brook, and is distributing cleanup supplies and bottled water.
LINDEN – A lecture on “Comedy in the Golden Age of Radio,” which was to be presented by Henry Morse at the Linden Public Library on Oct. 5, has been cancelled.
LIVINGSTON – Though uterine fibroids affect more than 30 percent of women ages 30-45, many are often unaware of the highly effective treatment options available.
CLAYTON – Much of New Jersey’s remaining peach crop survived the winds and rains of Hurricane Irene, according to Jerry Frecon, Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, Cooperative Extension, speaking from Heilig Orchards, where he was inspecting the peach orchards.
TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Transportation officials today announced the start of a major rehabilitation of the Route 35 drawbridge over Cheesequake Creek connecting Old Bridge and Sayreville.
CRANFORD—Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel turn 70 this year. To celebrate this milestone in pop history, legendary D.J. Pete Fornatale will present a multimedia program entitled “How Terribly Strange to Be 70,” based on his book, Simon & Garfunkel’s Bookends.