ELIZABETH – The city’s police chief has asked the school board how it can justify reducing the security budget for monitoring Elizabeth’s 5,000 high school students at a time when it got an injection of approximately $80 million in additional state aid.
Elizabeth AARP • Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. – Elizabeth AARP Chapter 5439 will hold their monthly meeting at the New Zion Baptist Church, 800 Flora St., Elizabeth. New members welcome. Info: 1-908-342-6920.
SCOTCH PLAINS — It’s that time of year again…time for the Scotch Plains – Fanwood Fall Town Wide Garage Sale and you are going to want a map. On Saturday, Sept. 24, many garage sales are taking place in Scotch Plains and Fanwood.
PERTH AMBOY — For the second year in a row, a Perth Amboy Catholic School student won first place in the State of New Jersey in The Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey Alcohol Awareness Contest.
RAHWAY — Rahway Police Department has decided to re-implement the Nixle Alert System, which allows police send to information directly to registered residents via cellular phone text message (SMS) and/or e-mail.
METUCHEN — The Diocese of Metuchen will celebrate its sixth Red Mass, which honors all those in the judicial system and legal profession, on Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi in Metuchen.
JERSEY CITY – Junior midfielder Gabriel Avans (Roselle Park /Union Catholic) scored a goal in New Jersey City University’s 4-3 overtime victory over St. Joseph’s College (LI) in a non-conference game on Wednesday at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.
Director Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Drive,” starring Ryan Gosling as a stunt driver who moonlights as a getaway man (or is it vice versa?) is equipped with four speeds. There’s the prelude, where maybe we learn something about Driver; the complication, when he meets the gal; the ensuing crime drama; and then a power shift that throws us for a loop.
(NAPSI)—If you have diabetes, you know that living with diabetes is not easy. Along with the usual everyday challenges life may bring, you also have to manage your diabetes 24 hours a day, seven days a week.