I have been to a record number of baby showers this year and there’s still more to come. If you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all. So for the benefit of the guys out there, it goes something like this. There’s food, piles of gifts and a gaggle of ladies belting out a symphony of ‘ahh’s’ at the first sight of a receiving blanket.
EDISON — Brandon Pugh from the Governor’s Office on Volunteerism chats with Amanda Sugatan (Edison) during the Service Fair at Middlesex County College. The fair brought together 26 nonprofit organizations from the area and more than 100 Middlesex students interested in volunteering.
ELIZABETH-Edward Levy wrote in after reading my Aug. 5 column with the mention of Levy Bros. to share these memories: “Hi. I read your posting and found it interesting. My father was VP of Levy’s and my uncle was the president of the store.
When was the last time you had a discussion with your youngster about events taking place in the news: the oil wells that blow up in Libya, a gold mine strike in South Africa, the political turmoil in Somalia? Have you ever asked your child what he/she thinks about any of these events and how the events might have an effect on him or her?
EDISON – In recognition of its potential as a model Chinese language program for the U.S., strong local leadership, demonstrated commitment to international exchange and collaboration, and global vision for the future, The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison has been accepted as a member of the third and final cohort of schools in the Asia Society Confucius Classrooms Network.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — R. Paris of Raritan was named one of five winners in the first round of the Happiness In NYC Sweepstakes, sponsored by Peanut Butter & Co.and Delta Vacations. Paris’ prize pack includes over $400 worth of Peanut Butter & Co. products, Peanuts DVDs and assorted Peanuts merchandise
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Staff Sgt. Jorge M. Oliveira, 33, of Newark, was killed in Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, the Department of Defense announced this afternoon.
RAHWAY — RWJ Rahway Foundation’s Fashion Show Committee has plans to celebrate its 20th Anniversary Fashion Show on Saturday, Nov. 5, at The Bridgewater Marriott.
MILLBURN — Paper Mill Playhouse announced the cast and creative team for its holiday musical, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. The show will be directed by Marc Bruni, with choreography by Randy Skinner and musical direction by Steven Freeman.