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.
HILLSIDE — Gene & Shelley Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University will host American Grammy Award-winning and internationally renowned African-American vocal ensemble, Sweet Honey In The Rock on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 3 p.m.
RAHWAY — The kindergartners at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently had a visit from the Rahway Fire Department. The firefighters discussed fire safety and dressed in their fire gear.
SPRINGFIELD – According to a Harris Interactive Poll, Halloween is America’s third favorite holiday, trailing only Christmas and Thanksgiving. Unlike those other holidays, Halloween falls on a Monday this year and school will be in session. But in Springfield, it won’t be celebrated at the district’s two elementary schools.
CLARK – Students in second grade at St. John the Apostle School in Clark love “hands on” science. To explore the concepts of solid and liquid, the students made goo. They enjoyed learning, working cooperatively, and best of all, they had a take-home project to share with their family.
NEWARK – The American Cancer Society had a little help from the Newark Bears baseball team staff at their recent Making Strides against Breast Cancer event in Military Park.