Aug. 23 at 7:52 p.m. – In the vicinity of Lake Avenue, Officer Joseph Teston arrested Colonia resident Michael McGuirl, 28, Gillette resident Stacy Reidinger, 28, and Winfield resident Andrew Sojka, 30, on charges of possessing a controlled substance.
SPRINGFIELD– AAA New Jersey invites members and the general public to donate to its Food Drive, which will benefit less fortunate individuals and families in New Jersey.
ABERDEEN –Goodwill Industries of Southern New Jersey & Philadelphia will host three days worth of grand opening festivities at its Aberdeen Store & Donation Center (228 Route 35 at Cliffwood Avenue) starting Wednesday, Sept. 1.
NEW BRUNSWICK – New Jerseyans are being asked to dig through the bottoms of their drawers to find mismatched earrings, broken bracelets and tangled necklaces in a call to support child abuse prevention efforts across the state.
CLARK – On Saturday, Sept. 11, Clark Township will hold a memorial service for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Many members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered (GLBT) community in New Jersey remain unaware of their rights and responsibilities under the law.
STATE – “As if parents didn’t have enough to worry about when their children return to school, one very common problem is head lice,” says Leonard Douglen, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association.
PERTH AMBOY — The community is invited to attend the Perth Amboy’s first Back-to-School Pep Rally and Fair today at Albert G. Waters Stadium, Eagle Avenue and Francis Street.
Even in a strong economy, divorce is often difficult and costly; but in a prolonged recession, it can be financially devastating.
STATE – The New Jersey State Library, in partnership with PSEG Foundation and Praxair Foundation, reminds students, parents and teachers that free homework help is available to them at 109 public libraries through the popular Homework Help NJ program.
UNION — The Children’s Department of the Union Public Library has scheduled the following programs at the Main Library during the month of September:
Adolescence—the period between puberty and adulthood—is a challenging and sometimes confusing stage of life. Many teens—and parents—find discussions about their changing bodies to be so embarrassing or awkward that they skip having them altogether.
LINDEN – This year’s Linden Halloween Parade has been canceled, according to the Linden Halloween Committee and the Department of Public Property and Community Services. All Halloween meetings have also been canceled.