EAST RUTHERFORD – Miranda Lambert will be on Fire when she hits the stage on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012 with Chris Young and Jerrod Niemann at the IZOD Center . Tickets go on sale Nov. 4 at 10 a.m.
LAURENCE HARBOR — About 60 Middlesex County College students volunteered to clean the Laurence Harbor Waterfront Park Oct. 22. The program was organized by Clean Ocean Action, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the quality of marine waters off the New Jersey and New York coasts.
WATCHUNG – Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung held its annual College Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 26. The event featured over 100 colleges and universities from throughout the country.
Halloween is associated with many strange creatures, but none more so than the vampire. To most people, the vampire is nothing more than a mythic monster popularized in movies, television, books and so on. Yet the vampire, an amalgamation of ancient lore woven through with sex, fear, danger and gore, is no mere Hollywood creation.
METUCHEN — The Investors Savings Bank Foundation has awarded a $2,000 grant to the YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge, and South Amboy. The grant will support the agency’s Livestrong cancer survivors program, in partnership with the Lance Armstrong Foundation.
Dear EarthTalk: Some drycleaners I’ve seen offer “wet cleaning” as opposed to dry cleaning. What’s the difference? Is it better for the environment? — Elizabeth Connelly, Tampa, FL
RAHWAY — Second grade students at Franklin School in Rahway have been learning about earth science. Students have been investigating rocks and learning how to observe, describe, and sort them based on properties.
RAHWAY — On Oct. 27, students at Roosevelt School in Rahway celebrated the birthday of their school’s namesake, Teddy Roosevelt. The Roosevelt School PTA treated everyone to an ice cream party.
PERTH AMBOY — On Saturday, Oct. 29, city residents are invited to take part in Perth Amboy’s Halloween parade and costume contest. There will be separate prizes for children and adults with the scariest, prettiest and funniest Halloween costumes. Costume pre-judging will take place at the train station at 11 a.m.