MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Human Services Advisory Council, in partnership with the Puerto Rican Action Board and the Rutgers University School of Social Work, is conducting an extensive countywide human services needs assessment.
SOMERSET — Everyone wonders what happens to all the trash we toss, but Elizabeth Royte, author of 2007’s Garbage Land, has done her dirty work to find out. Meanwhile Phil Radford, Executive Director of Greenpeace, is gathering forces to stop the madness and clean it all up.
EDISON – The state’s only daily nature blog, WildNewJersey.tv, has launched a statewide photo contest to spotlight nature, wildlife and scenery in the Garden State. The contest runs through Nov. 30.
ELIZABETH — The Union County Prosecutor’s Office, will be hosting an Operation Take Back New Jersey local collection site as part of the Operation Take Back NJ medicine disposal day.
Healthy kids… are happy kids, one way we can keep our children both happy and healthy, is by adding more fruits, vegetables and whole grains to their diet.
ELIZABETH–Young women in grades 6-8 from all area schools are invited to participate in Benedictine Academy’s “CSI Science Contest”, on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. – noon at the school. The event will offer students a chance to learn how science can help solve the mysteries of criminology.
CRANFORD – From Sept. 16 to Oct. 30, the exhibition, “Roadside”, by Howard Zoubek of Plainfield will be on display in the Tomasulo Gallery in the MacKay Library of the Cranford campus of Union County College. This solo exhibition consists of photographs taken by Zoubek on the side of roads throughout his travels.
NEWARK—On its first Best of … series program of the 2010–11 season, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra celebrates one of the most influential composers in history.
A friend of mine recently realized his mother needed help managing her finances when he found her closets filled with oddball purchases like jalapeno jelly beans and Betty Boop bobblehead dolls. “It was pretty clear that telemarketers were taking advantage of her friendly nature to sell her junk she didn’t want or need,” he said.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Attention caregivers, do you feel tired? Are you overwhelmed and stressed? Caring for a loved one can bring on those feelings. You are not alone.
LANCASTER, Pa. – The Lancaster Barnstormers used a 15-hit effort en route to a 9-1 win over the Newark Bears on Tuesday night at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
EDISON — Last December, the Middlesex County College Foundation received a challenge grant from the Willard T. C. Johnson Foundation structured in two parts: an outright gift of $500,000 as well as a challenge grant of $500,000.
EDISON — The Wardlaw-Hartridge Girls’ Tennis Team raised $542 during a fundraising car wash held on Saturday, Sept. 11, on the school’s North Edison campus. Members of the Boys’ Tennis Team pitched in as well.