EDISON – Singer Phoebe Snow, best known for her 1975 hit “Poetry Man” died Tuesday at a hospital in Edison.
STATE — On Saturday, April 30, the Clark Police Department will join 380 law enforcement agencies across the state in support of Operation Take Back New Jersey, a joint program in cooperation with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and the New Jersey state attorney general.
CLARK — The American Cancer Society will begin the Relay For Life of Clark season by “Painting The Town Purple” on Sunday, May 1. Residents of Clark and Union County are invited to join in while learning how a little bit of their time can make a huge difference in fighting back against cancer.
UNION COUNTY – Voters will head to the polls on Wednesday, April 27, to elect members to their local school boards and decide on the annual public school budget for their community.
UNION — Celebrate National Poetry Month with an evening of Poetry and Art at the Les Malamut Art Gallery on Thursday, April 28, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. The gallery is located downstairs in the Union Public Library at 1980 Morris Avenue. This event is free to the public.
UTICA, N.Y. – Fifty-seven percent of likely voters believe it’s time to elect someone new as President while just 37 percent agree that Barack Obama deserves to be re-elected, according to the latest interactive poll from IBOPE Zogby.
STATE – New Jersey’s new legislative map will have a strong impact on women, according to data released yesterday by the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University.
STATE — During National Infant Immunization Week (April 23-30), the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is highlighting the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and supporting health care providers and public health partners as they hold events to encourage healthier communities.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Perth Amboy and Carteret are participating in the second National Take Back Initiative, headed by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), to help residents get rid of unwanted prescription medications.