PERTH AMBOY – The city’s Fire Department invites parents and children to attend a fire prevention open house on Friday, Oct. 28 from 6-9 p.m. at Fire Headquarters, 375 New Brunswick Avenue, Perth Amboy.
PERTH AMBOY – The city will hold several Halloween activities this weekend, starting with a kids’ dance on Friday night.
WESTFIELD — On Sunday, Nov. 13, at 3 p.m., the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts (NJWA) Concert Band under the direction of conductor Howard Toplansky will perform a fall concert at Temple Emanu-El, 756 East Broad Street in Westfield. This is the second of a five concert series for the 2011-2012 concert season. The event is open to the public and admission is $10 per person.
LINDEN – Longtime resident Patricia Backes recently approached Mayor Richard Gerbounka for help collecting slightly-used stuffed animals to send to the Marines at Camp Leatherneck where her grandson-in-law is stationed could distribute them to children in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-7) announced today his endorsement of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for President.
On 31 October, the world’s population is projected to reach 7 billion. The 7 billionth person will be born into a world that is very different from when the United Nations was founded in 1945, when our numbers were only about a third of what they are today.
EATONTOWN — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth & Middlesex Counties (BBBSMMC) held its 13th Annual Matching Smiles Gala on Friday, Oct. 14, at Navesink Country Club in Middletown.
TRENTON – The Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey Inc. reminds homeowners and renters that with the heating season, comes fire dangers. Take the time now to review fire safety tips with your family so you will be prepared in the event of a fire emergency. And remember, it also is important to make sure that your home is insured properly before an incident.
LINCROFT – In recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 14 nonprofit organizations across the Garden State have received $200,000 in grants from the Verizon Foundation to support technology-based programs that raise awareness of domestic violence and that provide support to survivors.