HILLSIDE — The Creole Choir of Cuba will perform at the Gene & Shelley Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 3 p.m. A sensation at the 2009 Edinburgh Festival, this ensemble performs a capella melodies with richly textured harmonies, vibrant dancing and shifting Caribbean rhythms of rediscovered musical treasures from Haiti, Dominica and Cuba.
UNION — UCEDC, a statewide non-profit economic development corporation, is hosting a free workshop for local businesses interested in selling to the Picatinny Arsenal and other governmental agencies. The event is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at UCEDC’s headquarters in Union.
ELIZABETH – City residents may receive flu shots at two flu clinics next month. Identification is required and residents must be at least 18 years old.
PLAINFIELD – Authorities have arrested and charged a suspect in yesterday’s fatal stabbing of a 48-year-old woman in Plainfield, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr. announced.
STATE – Is a school board member’s personal email address information that the public has a right to access under the New Jersey Open Public Records Act? The New Jersey School Boards Association doesn’t think so, but a taxpayer group disagrees.
STATE – Age affects how New Jersey residents evaluate the state’s quality of life. But it’s not a straightforward relationship. Young adults join senior citizens in giving generally higher ratings to their home state when compared to the views of middle-aged residents in a new Monmouth University Poll.
STATE – The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services is advising consumers to discard Rocky Ford whole cantaloupes from Jensen Farms in Colorado that have been linked to a multi-state outbreak of listeriosis, an illness caused by consuming food contaminated with bacteria Listeria.
Illustrating how impressed I was with director Bennett Miller’s “Moneyball,” the first person I called after exiting the theater was Hal, my friend and go-to source for all things baseball. The conversation went like this: “I just saw a film that will zoom right up into your first division of all-time best baseball movies.”
PLAINFIELD — The Union County Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Department are investigating the fatal stabbing of a woman in Plainfield yesterday evening, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr. announced last night.