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.
UNION – Sophomore Julianna Natale scored the game-winner with less than 12 minutes remaining in the game to lift the Kean University women’s soccer team to a 2-1 win over University of Scranton on Wednesday evening.
CORAM, N.Y. — Junior forward JULIA CASERES gave New Jersey City University a lead with her 14th goal of the young season early in the second half and her ‘Strike Force’ partner, junior forward JENNIFER ALBUJA netted the eventual game-winner just over five minutes later as the New Jersey City University women’s soccer team defeated St. Joseph’s College (LI) for the first time in program history, with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday night.
JAMAICA, N.Y. – The Kean University tennis team posted a 9-0 shutout win over host York College (N.Y.) in non-conference tennis action on Wednesday afternoon.
LITTLE FERRY — Little Ferry basked in the limelight of a red carpet event held recently as part of a number of family events celebrating the unveiling of the latest Pollo Tropical® new restaurant concept conversion at 146 Route 46 East.