WOODBRIDGE–The Barron Arts Center will present Tom Timko and Friends on Thursday, Aug. 19 at 8 p.m. as part of the “Red, White & Blues: Jazz & Blues from the Garden State,” a concert series running through the summer of 2010. Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend.
EDISON — Students attending Middlesex County College this fall will find several new academic programs that have been developed. The college offers new degrees or certificates in Biotechnology, Dietetics, and Technical Studies, plus four new programs options in the liberal arts, in African-American Studies, Genocide and the Holocaust, Early Childhood Education and Philosophy.
FLORHAM PARK–In a few weeks, the lazy days of summer will end and a new school year will begin. Back-to-school season means increased child pedestrian activity and traffic congestion in and around neighborhoods and school zones.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) announced Wednesday that applications for the Dana Christmas Scholarship for Heroism are now being accepted for 2011.
NEWARK – On Sunday, Aug. 29, the Newark Bears will host hundreds of fans in support of pancreatic cancer research as they honor two leaders in the fight against the deadliest of high mortality cancers.
FAIRFIELD–The American Red Cross of Northern New Jersey will offer a class for volunteer Braille transcribers beginning next month.
As summer begins to wind down, and the first day of school beckons in the near future, parents are purchasing clothes, notebooks and backpacks for the new school year. But there are other important ways to prepare your child to return to school.
SPRINGFIELD – Author Paul Street will sign copies of his book, “The Empire’s New Clothes: Barack Obama and the Real World of Power” at Barnes and Noble, 240 Route 22 West, Springfield, from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 20.
WASHINGTON, D.C.– The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), the nation’s leading nonprofit organization supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the Peace Corps community, announced the top winners of the second round of the 2010 Africa Rural Connect (ARC) ideas competition.
EDISON – Vendor applications and classic car and bike registrations are now being accepted for the 18th annual Fall Family Spectacular to be held on Saturday, Sept. 25.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Air Force Airman Helenia L. Rivera graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
LINCOLN, Neb. — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln granted degrees to more than 700 students at commencement exercises Aug. 13-14.
LAKEWOOD – Trevor May struck out 12 through six innings Wednesday night, as the BlueClaws topped the Greensboro Grasshoppers 7-4.