STATE – The New Jersey chapter of Rolling Thunder, Inc. will stage a motorcycle ride in honor of American soldiers held as prisoners of war or missing in action on Sunday.
ELIZABETH – Transportation, Logistics and Distribution industries grew faster than any other business sector in New Jersey since the 2008 economic downturn. The Industry-Business Institute (IBI) at Union County College is offering a new Introduction to Logistics course to meet the demand for highly skilled workers and managers in these fields. Who should take this course? Prospective employees, existing managers and supervisors and other professionals.
PERTH AMBOY – Cathedral International is inviting the community to its Walk for Life and Fill in the G.A.P., health event, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Maple Street Parking Lot, located between Smith and Market streets, Perth Amboy.
LINDEN — Linden’s Department of Public Property and Community Services is sponsoring karate classes for Linden students ages 5 through 15. Grand Master Ralph Chirico, a 10th degree black belt with over 40 years of experience, will provide students with a strong foundation for becoming champions in karate and in life.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today called on Senate Republicans to stop blockage of his bi-partisan bill to extend the programs under the Combating Autism Act for another three years.
CLARK — Due to increasing class size in second grade, the Clark Board of Education created a new second grade classroom this year and subsequently hired Jenna Stafford, a recent graduate of Quinnipiac College.
CLARK — The Clark School District held its annual Superintendent’s Convocation for returning staff members on the morning of Sept.1 in the Arthur L. Johnson auditorium.
ELIZABETH — Union County College will offer an eight-week professional development writing course at its Elizabeth campus in the Kellogg Building, located at 40 West Jersey Street. “Effective Writing,” will address grammar, style, and presentation of information for business and academic purposes. The class runs from Sept. 22 to Nov. 10 and will be held on Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
CARTERET – September is library card sign-up month in Carteret. Borough residents proof of residency to the Carteret Public Library at 100 Cooke Avenue to receive a free Carteret library card.