SAYREVILLE — The month of October brings to mind thoughts of ghosts, mysterious happenings and things that go bump in the night. This October the Friends of the Sayreville Public Library will be hosting a Mystery Author Night on Thursday, Oct. 20, form 7 – 9 p.m. in the library conference room.
NEW PROVIDENCE – The County of Union will sponsor a recycling event for electronic equipment and unwanted paper documents on Saturday, Oct. 22, so county residents can get rid of unwanted computers, televisions and other electronic equipment, and shred old personal documents in a secure and environmentally proper manner.
NORTH BRUNSWICK — The Middlesex County Office of Public Health reported that a skunk tested positive for rabies in North Brunswick, in the vicinity of Glenn Avenue and Linwood Place.
NEWARK–A new wireless device to help victims of spinal cord injury is receiving attention in the research community. Mesut Sahin, PhD, associate professor, in the department of biomedical engineering at NJIT, recently has published and presented news of his findings to develop micro-electrical stimulators for individuals with spinal cord injuries.
RAHWAY — Rahway resident Ricky Calderone checks his lung power with the help of Trinitas Regional Medical Center respiratory therapist Onyema Ike, during the Rahway Senior Health Fair held recently at the Rahway Recreation Center.
JERSEY CITY – Monday, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) joined advocates, students, and teachers at the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act Celebration, an event to celebrate the President signing into law legislation to maintain funding for autism research.
PERTH AMBOY – There will be an opening reception for an exhibition of works by Perth Amboy artist Juan B. Valdez Perez at the Perth Amboy Gallery Center for the Arts tonight from 6-8 p.m.
RAHWAY – First graders from Madison Elementary School in Rahway stand in front of a bulletin board displaying student drawings that were done to commentate Sept. 11 and show how they respect our country.
EDISON – The entire Lower School student body at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School participated in First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” initiative by attempting to break the Guinness Book of World Records for most people doing jumping jacks.