TRENTON – Assembly committees on Thursday will discuss the impact of new fees being imposed on parents and students for school activities and consider legislation to increase road rage penalties, give law enforcement more authority to combat drug offenders and bring a veterans’ hospital to southern New Jersey, among other items.
Sept. 6 at 12:06 p.m. – Officer Steven Guinta investigated a reported theft at East Milton Avenue. The case remains open.
CARTERET — Mayor Daniel Reiman and Carteret Finance Commissioner Jorge Diaz have announced that a contract for streetscape improvements along Lower Roosevelt Avenue has been awarded to Buckler Associates of East Brunswick.
EDISON — A new dance class, called Bollywood Bhangra, is being featured at Middlesex County College this fall. It will run from 7-8 p.m. on Mondays from Sept. 27-Nov. 22 (no class on Oct. 11). It is part of the college’s non-credit offerings.
NEW BRUNSWICK – High school football stadiums throughout Middlesex County will be dressed in red and white for one weekend this fall to raise public awareness in the battle against a detectable but often silent killer known as HCM, or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, an enlarged heart condition that last year claimed the lives of two central New Jersey student-athletes.
UNION — Union County Master Gardener Joanne Krueger will be talk about fall bulb planting at the Union Public Library on Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m.
Convivial and often wittily informative about whatever letter generation it is we’re supposed to be concerned with of late, director Nanette Burstein’s “Going the Distance” doesn’t quite live up to its title insofar as creating laughter-causing entertainment.
CLARK — For student athletes and their families, the decision to participate in the college recruitment process can be very overwhelming. Student athletes must evaluate both their athletic and academic performance and take the necessary steps to ensure that they have a chance to pursue a collegiate athletic career.
WOODBRIDGE – The Barron Arts Center will present Rob Paparozzi and the Hudson River Rats on Thursday, Sept. 16, at 8 p.m. to conclude “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.
NEWARK — The Vascular Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center will host a free Vascular Screening on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 8 a.m. to noon. The tests performed are non-invasive, painless and performed by credentialed vascular technologists.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre and Star 99.1 present MercyMe and special guest Phil Wickham in the LOVEWELL LIVE tour on Thursday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m.
RAHWAY – Union County PAC kicks off the fall season with the exciting family favorite The Berenstain Bears in “Family Matters” the Musical on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 2 p.m. This family-friendly show celebrates a childhood classic. All tickets are $15 each.
UNION — The Union Public Library continues its international film festival with three selections for fall 2010 beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 5 and continuing through Dec. 9.