ELIZABETH–Young women in grades 6-8 from all area schools are invited to participate in Benedictine Academy’s “CSI Science Contest”, on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. – noon at the school. The event will offer students a chance to learn how science can help solve the mysteries of criminology.
CRANFORD – From Sept. 16 to Oct. 30, the exhibition, “Roadside”, by Howard Zoubek of Plainfield will be on display in the Tomasulo Gallery in the MacKay Library of the Cranford campus of Union County College. This solo exhibition consists of photographs taken by Zoubek on the side of roads throughout his travels.
NEWARK—On its first Best of … series program of the 2010–11 season, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra celebrates one of the most influential composers in history.
A friend of mine recently realized his mother needed help managing her finances when he found her closets filled with oddball purchases like jalapeno jelly beans and Betty Boop bobblehead dolls. “It was pretty clear that telemarketers were taking advantage of her friendly nature to sell her junk she didn’t want or need,” he said.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Attention caregivers, do you feel tired? Are you overwhelmed and stressed? Caring for a loved one can bring on those feelings. You are not alone.
LANCASTER, Pa. – The Lancaster Barnstormers used a 15-hit effort en route to a 9-1 win over the Newark Bears on Tuesday night at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
EDISON — Last December, the Middlesex County College Foundation received a challenge grant from the Willard T. C. Johnson Foundation structured in two parts: an outright gift of $500,000 as well as a challenge grant of $500,000.
EDISON — The Wardlaw-Hartridge Girls’ Tennis Team raised $542 during a fundraising car wash held on Saturday, Sept. 11, on the school’s North Edison campus. Members of the Boys’ Tennis Team pitched in as well.
JEFFERSON – The Jefferson Twp. Fire Co. #2 recently held its first annual 5K Inferno Run / Walk to benefit the company’s Howard Sufian Memorial Scholarship Fund.
CENTERVILLE, Mass. — Junior forward JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) has added another award to her weekly resume. Already, this week’s New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Offensive Player of the Week, she has been named the first Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Upstate/Metro Offensive Player of the Week of the 2010 season.
RAHWAY–After a long summer of running 60-70 miles a week, most cross-country runners are anxious to compete. Such is the case with Rahway senior Jeremy Antivo.
GARWOOD — Garwood resident and Arthur L. Johnson graduate Louis F. Rigano of Rhode Island School of Design has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to Japan in Design, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently.
HOLLISTON, Mass. – Maria Salomão-Schmidt, mother of five from Holliston, Mass. has announced that she will be embarking on journey that will have her walking over 1,000 miles from Boston to Oprah Winfrey’s studios in Chicago beginning next month.