EDISON — Democracy House, the Center for Civic Engagement at Middlesex County College, was named to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
CLARK – Fifth graders in Sherri D’Amico’s class at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School prepared themselves academically and spiritually for the NJ Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) testing by designing their own t-shirts with motivational sayings.
TRENTON – The New Jersey State Library, local libraries and school libraries from across the state have partnered with the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority to encourage readers to “Read Like a Library Champion” by giving them the opportunity to win tickets to IZOD Center events by logging in the books they read at www.njlibrarychampions.org.
UNION COUNTY — The second annual Step Up for The Arc T-Shirt Contest is open to receive entries, announced Jean Quinn, corporate VP communications of Provident Bank and presenting sponsor of Step Up for The Arc 5K Walk/Run.
CLARK — The Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care will host its third annual Patrick Allocca Memorial 5K Run / Walk for Hope on Saturday, June 18, at Oak Ridge Park in Clark.
UNION COUNTY — The Union County Republican Women are planning a champagne birthday celebration for our nation’s 1st First Lady, Martha Washington.
CRANFORD — The Friends of the Cranford Public Library’s documentary film series continues with two Depression era classics, “The Plow That Broke the Plains” (1936, 49 minutes) and “The River” (1937, 32 minutes), on Monday, June 6, at 2 and 7 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
If you find yourself wishing for winter to return because you’re not ready for swimsuit season, you’re not alone. More than 70 percent of Americans would rather go to the dentist, do their taxes, sit in the middle seat on an airplane, or visit their in-laws than go swimsuit shopping, according to a recent national survey by Anytime Fitness.
WOODBRIDGE – On Saturday, May 7, the nonprofit recycling leader Re-Purpose New Jersey’s first clothing and shoes collection drive with Woodbridge Township and Edison Wetlands Association collected over 8,000 pounds of clothing, shoes, and other textiles.