UNION — The Union Public Library will host a fall International Film Festival with six selections beginning Tuesday, Nov. 8 and continuing through Dec. 9. Films from England, Canada, and Norway are represented.
STATE – Rep. Donald Payne (D-NJ-10) has declared his support of the Motor Vehicle Owners’ Right to Repair Act (HR 1449) by signing on a co-sponsor of the proposed legislation.
NEWARK – Since 2007, The Barat Youth Initiative has united hundreds of youth from the City of Newark with their Creation Nation Art and Peace Parade. On Oct. 23 at 11 a.m., rain or shine, the fourth annual parade will take over the streets of Newark in a celebration of peace, the arts and “Animodules”; which are the popular Barat Youth Initiative large mobile sculptures.
EDISON –Edison Township schools, spearheaded by Superintendent Dr. Richard O’Malley, has partnered with Big Red Pin, a local Edison technology company, to take the Edison School System wireless.
UNION COUNTY– It’s not too late to nominate your candidate for the 20th annual Women of Excellence awards program, sponsored by the Union County Commission on the Status of Women and the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. The award recognizes achievements by women who live or work in Union County from all walks of life.
FREEHOLD — New Jersey Health and Senior Services Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd today joined with CentraState Medical Center in Freehold to convene a roundtable discussion about how health care providers can increase the number of women who exclusively breastfeed in New Jersey.
LAKEWOOD — On Sunday, Oct. 16, Harrogate, a life care continuing care retirement community in Ocean County, joined approximately 17,000 walkers in Point Pleasant Beach, to show their support for those with breast cancer.
UNION COUNTY – Union County has a thriving 4-H program with club for every interest from photography and Lego to Colonial living, and there is even a club for horse lovers, too. Right now the Union County 4-H Horse Club is seeking boys and girls in grades 5 through 12 to join in fun activities while learning about their favorite subject.
TRENTON – Following Monday’s court ruling that prevents the state from making judges pay more towards their pensions and health benefits, Gov. Chris Christie said that he would seek an amendment to the state Constitution, if necessary, to have judges treated equally with other public employees who are being asked to make sacrifices.