NEWARK — The COOP Exam is the high school entrance exam used by the Newark Archdiocese for students seeking admission into the ninth grade of a Catholic high school for September 2011.
MILLBURN — Paper Mill Playhouse announced casting for Hairspray last week. Directed by Matt Lenz, with choreography by Michele Lynch, Hairspray will run at the Millburn theatre from Sept. 22 through Oct. 24.
LINDEN — The Linden Free Public Library is developing a schedule for classes in the library’s computer lab provided courtesy of ConocoPhillips Bayway Refinery.
Dear EarthTalk: What are the differences between farmed versus wild salmon when it comes to human and environmental health? — Greg Diamond, Nashville, TN
CLARK — The Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark will celebrate its annual Polish Harvest Festival “Dozynki” on Sunday, Sept. 19 at 4 p.m. This colorful event highlights 1,000 years of Polish tradition.
NEWARK—It is expected that over 21,000 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer and 15,000 women will lose their lives from the disease this year alone in the United States.
MONROE – Reservations for the American Girl Fashion Show to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey will begin Monday, Sep. 6. The fashion show will be held at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township, on Sunday, Oct. 24, with shows at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
EDISON — The Edison Recreation Department will offer open volleyball for all community center-registered sixth through twelfth graders, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 21.
TAMPA, Fla. – Home and business owners can reduce their chances of property damage by taking measures ahead of time to protect their unoccupied house or business, according to the Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS).
STATE – New York Blood Center, serving more than 20 million people in New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, New Jersey, and parts of Connecticut and Pennsylvania, calls upon the communities it serves to donate blood in honor and remembrance of the thousands of men, women, and children affected by the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
LAKEWOOD – Chris Dominguez brought in four runs and came a home run short of the cycle, as the Augusta GreenJackets beat the BlueClaws 6-2 Tuesday night.
ELIZABETH–Five Benedictine Academy seniors enjoyed exceptional higher education study opportunities this summer.
NEWARK – Josh Phelps belted a solo homer in the top of the seventh inning to snap a tie ballgame as the Bridgeport Bluefish defeated the Newark Bears 7-6 victory in the second game of a doubleheader Tuesday at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium. The Bluefish took the first game 16-6.